Cooperation and a clear division of responsibilities are prerequisites for creating good working conditions.
- Cooperation between employers and employees is regulated in the Work Environment.
- Employers and employees must work together to achieve a good working environment.
- Managers and safety representatives must work together in work environment work, but also have different roles.
- The Work Environment Act states who is responsible for the work environment and how far the responsibility extends.
- The main responsibility for the work environment lies with the employer.
- The employees must participate in the work environment work, it is a mutual responsibility.
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Who does what?
- Ensures that those assigned tasks, usually managers, have the authority, skills and resources needed.
- Takes measures needed to prevent ill health and accidents.
- Plans, leads and follows up the business systematically to meet the requirements of a good working environment.
- Responsible for the availability of relevant occupational health care.
- Investigates work injuries and incidents.
- Report a work accident and incident with danger to life and health to the Swedish Work Environment Authority without delay.
- Ensures that local protection activities get underway.