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Environment/Equality - Health - Safety/Sustainability Group

The EHS group is a preparatory and advisory body that handles matters regarding physical and psycho-social work environment, equality and equal treatment, health and safety, and sustainability at Umeå Institute of Design.

For each of these areas, there are sub-groups handling the specific areas of equal access and work environment and that meet and carry out operative work on a regular basis.

The work at Umeå Institute of Design with issues of work environment and equal opportunities follow the rules, policies and guidelines set centrally by Umeå University for both staff and students.

The EHS group is a preparatory and advisory body that handles matters regarding physical and psycho-social work environment, equality and equal treatment, health and safety, and sustainability at Umeå Institute of Design. For each of these areas, there are sub-groups handling the specific areas of Equal access and Work environment and that meet and carry out operative work on a regular basis.

The work at Umeå Institute of Design with issues of work environment and equal opportunities follow the rules, policies and guidelines set centrally by Umeå University for both staff and students.

Members of the EHS group

Thomas Olofsson, acting Head of Department (chair)
Lars Byström, work environment representative
David Risberg, deputy work environment representative
Sara Eriksson, equal opportunities representative
Niklas Andersson, equal opportunities representative
Patrik Mattsson, fire safety officer

Paolo Camerin, student representative work environment
Nancy Valerdi, student representative work environment, 2018-2019
Connie Jehu, student representative equal opportunities, 2018-2019
Mikael Svensson, student representative equal opportunities

EHS Meetings are held the first Tuesday in each month, between 8.15 and 9. Issues to be handled are sent in to the Chair or staff work environment representative in advance, or through the meetings in the different sub-groups. Local UID policies and guidelines are found here.

Minutes 2020

Minutes 2019

Minutes 2018