Work environment

Our work environment is important both for securing job satisfaction and avoiding accidents. We must all strive for the best possible work environment, for our own sake and others, so we have a responsibility to be aware of and abide by the rules that apply. If you need help or more information, please contact one of our health and safety representatives.

In case of an accident

Emergency telephone numbers

Dial zero to reach numbers outside Lund University. Do not dial zero on your cell phone.

Lund University’s emergency telephone

Dial extension 207 00 if you need to get in contact with a security guard or standby staff. If you are calling from outside Lund university the number is 046 222 07 00.

Reporting an error

During office hours, staff located in the Biology building should report errors to Lars Fredriksson at 046 222 94 74. Staff in the Ecology building should report errors to Carl Sjökvist at 046 222 38 03.

For emergencies during non-office hours, call the Akademiska hus helpline at 0 010-557 24 00.

First aid

Information about first aid is available on the Red Cross website.

Reporting incidents and accidents

There is a legal obligation to report accidents and incidents (situations that could have led to an accident). Contact your head of the unit as well as your health and safety representative for assistance in this matter.

For more helpful telephone numbers, forms that can be downloaded, and additional information, visit the Lund University Staff Pages.

Psychosocial work environment

Our objective is to create a good work environment. Every year we send out a survey to the department staff members. The Health, Environment and Safety (HMS) committee and the Health, Environment and Safety working group (HMS-AU) work to remedy the problems identified through the surveys.

If you experience psychosocial problems at work you need to notify your head of the unit or your health and safety representative. If you do not wish to discuss these problems with either of them, there are also two specially appointed staff representatives with whom you can discuss these problems in confidence: Carina Rasmussen (contact info on our external website) at the Biology building and Anders Brodin (contact info on Staff Pages) at the Ecology building. Naturally, you can also send them other thoughts or comments that you might have.

Waste disposal

At the Lund University's main Staff Pages there is information about waste disposal. Ask the person responsible for your lab how you should handle the waste.

Work employment coordinator

Anders Brodin
Professor
Evolutionary Ecology

Telephone: +46 46-222 41 43
E-mail: Anders [dot] Brodin [at] biol [dot] lu [dot] se