Work environment at the Department of Medicine, Huddinge
On this page you can read about the systematic actions that are integrated at the Department of Medicine, Huddinge (MedH) to ensure a good work environment. You can also find contact details for the work environment groups and safety representatives at MedH.
The Head of Department is responsible for the systematic activities and resources regarding the work environment and health at MedH.At the department there is a work environment group with representatives from various areas of activity, both employees and employers, as well as safety representatives. The work environment group is divided into two sections;
- Work environment group for physical work environment
- Work environment group for organizational and social work environment
If something happens
If something happens, you should first contact your immediate manager, secondly HR or Safety Representative at MedH. If you have been involved in or witnessed some kind of irregular or unlawful situation or noticed a potential danger, it's important that you report this to at the KI Staff Portal as soon as you can.
Physical work environment group
Professor Yenan Bryceson, Director of flammable goods.
Biomedical analyst Mari Gilljam, Safety representative.
Biomedical analyst, Elisabeth Henriksson, Safety representative.
Research technician Belinda Pannagel, Chemical safety officer.
Senior Lab Manager Elisabeth Raschperger, Chemical safety officer.
Environmental and sustainability representative
Feel free to contact me with ideas on how MedH can become a more sustainable department and workplace, or if you have questions concerning the environment and sustainability at MedH and Karolinska Institutet. I attend work environment meetings at Neo once a month, and meetings with all environmental coordinators at KI once per semester.
Organizational and social work environment group
An inclusive work place - Seminar with Friends
In the spring of 2022, the MedH Organizational and social work environment group, arranged a seminar together with Maria Loodberg, expert advisor from the organization Friends. The theme for the seminar was how to create an inclusive workplace. Maria talked about what Friends do and why their work is important. Other points of the seminar were:
- The meaning of degrading treatment, harassment, discrimination and so on.
- Norms in the workplace.
- Suppression teqhniques, strategies and validation techniques.
The recording of the seminar is now available on KI Play and in video format on this page.