The Working Environment Committee
The Working Environment Committee consists of representatives of the employer, the employees and the health and safety personnel and shall work to ensure that the working environment at the university fully satisfactory.
The committee shall participate in the planning of the health, safety and environmental work at the university and closely monitor developments in the working environment.
The Working Environment Committee has statutory responsibilities, which are described in The Working Environment Act (Chapter 7).
The Working Environment Committee has ten permanent members who have the right to speak, the right to submit proposals and the right to vote. The employer and the employees have an equal number of representatives and take turns in chairing the committee.
The Working Environment Committee has two permanent members from the occupational health service (HSE Section), who have the right to speak and the right to submit proposals, as well as a student ombudsperson and a permanent student observer.