GIH is obliged to report all work-related injuries and incidents to the Work Environment Agency and the Social Insurance Agency. Serious injuries or accidents must be reported on the same day without delay.
Serious injury or incident
- Examples of severe damage include broken bones, heavy bleeding, and significant damage to nerves, muscles, or tendons.
- An example of a severe accident could be when an employee fell from a height of two to three meters but did not suffer any injuries. More serious cases of bullying, violation, or harassment are also examples of serious incidents.
Report an accident with a student
The responsible teacher (sub-course or course manager) must:
The student must:
- Report the accident or incident to the responsible teacher (sub-course/course manager).
- For possible compensation, the student must e-mail UFA to get help reporting the injury or incident to Kammarkollegiet. They have personal injury insurance for students. It is the Kammarkollegiet that decides whether compensation is paid.
Investigation of the causes of the events
The immediate manager of employees or responsible teacher for students must, in cooperation with the principal safety representative, investigate the causes of the incident and take measures to prevent further accidents, injuries, or incidents from occurring.
Examples of the investigation's content:
- What has happened? When, where, and how did it happen? Why?
- What measures could have prevented the incident? What actions need to be taken immediately?
The principal safety representative forwards the investigation to the Working Environment and Equal Treatment Group, the AML group, which is tasked with following up on injuries and incidents at GIH.