6.4 After an accident

Work incident

An incident occurring during work or while travelling to and from work is regarded as a work incident if it could have led to an accident or injury.

An incident report should be filled out and sign by the head of division/department and the Safety representative (skyddsombud) and sent to Registrar (Registrator, hämtställe 31) and or to Environment,Health and Safety coordinator at Kemicentrum.

Read more and download the incident report at Reporting occupational injuries and accidents - Staff pages

The responsible manager follows the routine stated on the staff pages. For information and incident report in Swedish, go to: Tillbud och arbetsskada | HR-webben.

All accidents and occupational injuries/incidents of a serious nature should be reported to the Swedish Work Environment Authority immediately. A written report of what happened and the measures to be taken must be sent within three weeks. In cases where reporting is obviously neglected, the Swedish Work Environment Authority may initiate legal proceedings.

Reporting injuries

The following types of occupational injuries must be reported:

  • work accidents
  • accidents on the way to or from work
  • occupational illnesses
  • violence or abuse
  • infectious diseases 

Reporting occupational injuries and accidents - Staff pages

Occupational injury report form in Swedish - The Swedish Social Insurance Agency 

The employee’s injuries shall be reported and investigated by the employer, the head of department, and EHS committee. A report shall be made in consultation with the safety representative (skyddsombud) and usually with the injured person.

The head of division/department is obliged to report work injuries that an employee claims to have suffered. The Swedish Social Insurance Agency (Försäkringskassan) decides whether an occupational injury has occurred. The signed report shall be sent to the Registrar, HS 62. 

Copies of the report shall be destributed immediately:

  • to the safety representative.
  • to the Environment, Health and Safety coordinator at Kemicentrum.
  • to the head of the department.
  • to your department’s own documentation.

Personal injury reports shall be completed for students and doctoral students in the following cases:

  • accidents at the university
  • accidents while travelling to or from the university
  • certain cases of infectious disease

Reporting occupational injuries and accidents - Staff pages

Claim form, Personal injury students - Kammarkollegiet (Sv)

Claim form, Personal injury students - Legal, Financial and Administrative Services Agency (Eng)

Occupational injury report form in Swedish- The Swedish Social Insurance Agency

Two reports, the Claim form and the Occupational injury form, are need to be filled out and signed by both the student and the University.

In signing the report, the University confirms both that the report applies to an individual covered by its insurance policy, and where possible, that the injury occurred during university hours or during direct travel between the place of residence and the site of study. 

The signed report shall be sent to the Registrar, HS 62. Student Affairs then forwards the report to the Legal, Financial and Administrative Services Agency (Kammarkollegiet)

Copies of the report shall be destributed immediately:

  • to the safety representative
  • to the Environment Health & Safety coordinator at Kemicentrum
  • to the head of the department
  • and save a copy of the report for your own documentation.

Accidents/incidents involving flammable material

If the handling of flammable material that needs a license results in an accident or incident it should be reported to Räddningstjänsten Syd. Any form below can be used, but in the case of a major accident or incident the more comprehensive form should be used.

In case of gas alarm an incident report should also be sent to the Environment Department (Miljöförvaltningen).

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