FAQ

  • 10 quick questions to Safe@Work

    • When you guys started Safe@Work, there were already many companies that offered courses in work environment and safety, why did you choose to start the company anyway?

      There was a great demand for a supplier who could offer a complete package. Someone who could make the systematic work towards a safe work environment easy & resource efficient.

      That is why we started Safe@Work, a company with the goal of making it easy and convenient for all organizations to be risk-conscious and being able to offer their staff a safe and pleasant workplace.

      Now we can proudly offer the best courses on the market

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    • Our employees are scattered throughout the country and have different duties. Can your different courses be combined to create a gathered course-delivery?

      One of the reasons why Safe@Work was started was the demand for resource-efficient course deliveries.

      All of our courses are therefore adapted to be combined & optimized. There are many variations and we are happy to assist you in the optimal arrangement. Read more here!

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    • Who are your typical clients?

      Our clients come from different industries, continents & backgrounds. We have our head office in Sweden and the majority of our customers are companies that have some form of business relation to Sweden.

      We regularly provide services & training to both small local companies & multinational large companies. A common denominator is that our clients are recurring and see Safe@Work as a part of their systematic efforts towards a safe work environment.

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    • Do you organize courses at weekends and nights?

      Of course, we offer courses when and where you want your course delivered!

      We have a high number of specialists in each specific area of ​​education. That way we have instructors ready to train your staff around the clock, all over the world. Always with the highest quality!

      Give us a call or send an email for more info

       

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    • We have employees scattered all over the country, can you help us with the same education for all personnel anyway?

      No problem, we have many clients that are geographically spread. With a combination of web-based training and a flexible instructor team for teacher-led courses, we are prepared to make the training as smooth and resource efficient as possible.

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    • A large part of your offering is about traffic and road safety, why?

      Road traffic is the deadliest work environment and has therefore become a natural focus area for us at Safe@Work. We belive that if we can help you minimize the risks in the most dangerous work environment, then we have good chances of being successful in minimizing the risks for all other work environments as well.

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    • We are looking for an education that meets the requirements of the Swedish Work Environment Authority. Does your educations meet their requirements?

      Yes. All our courses are tailor-made and customized with the minimum requirement to meet the demands of both government and industry organizations.

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    • I can´t find the education I am looking for, do you have more courses than the ones on the website?

      When we started Safe@Work in 2016, we had 5 courses on the website.

      Three years later, we had 50 different customized training modules that all are developed on request from our customers.

      We constantly develop new products and courses, all of them doesn´t reach the website. But our team of specialists are happy to develop a tailor-made training for your particular business. Let us know what training you need.

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    • You are a start-up company, what can you offer in terms of economic stability for us?

      We understand that it can feel like a risk to do business with such a newly started company like us.

      But even though the company is young, the people behind have an exceptionally long experience in all the industries which we offer education and services.

      Safe@Work also has a stable and secure economy and we are proud to have both government and some of the world’s largest companies as customers since 2016.

      We also never lock in our customers in contracts. We think that you as a customer should be free to switch to the supplier that suits you best. We will work hard to be that supplier, but if we fail then you will not suffer.

      Here you can read more about our quality work and our certifications.

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    • Our internal guidelines require that we have signed contracts with all our suppliers. Does your company meet the guidelines that authorities and larger companies like us demand?

      Absolutely, we regularly do business with some of Sweden’s largest authorities and some of the biggest global companies.

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  • Fire Safety

    • What rules & regulations are there that regulate fire safety at the workplace?

      There are many different requirements and directives that govern the responsibility regarding fire safety.

      The most common requirements come from:

      We are happy to help you to determine what requirements apply to your business. Contact us for free consulation. 

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    • What does the Swedish Act on Systematic Fire Protection (SBA - Systematiskt Brandskydds-Arbete) say?

      According to the Swedish Act on Protection against Accidents (2003: 778), the owner of a building and the one that are conducting in the building have the ultimate responsibility for the fire protection.

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    • How to know if we meet the legal requirements for a systematic fire protection?

      The basis for meeting the requirements from MSB, the Swedish Work Environment Authority & your municipality lies in the organization’s risk analysis. If the risk analysis is performed correctly and the risks that the analysis shows have been addressed, then you meet the requirements.

      Note that both analysis and risk-preventing measures should always be documented and saved. In many cases, the documentation is a prerequisite for meeting the requirements.

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    • What are the requirements for an evacuation exercise/evacuation drill?

      Here is some info from the Swedish Work Environment Authority: There must be an evacuation plan and routines where there are information to ensure that everyone are evacuated during an emergency.

      All personnel should know how to behave in the event of an evacuation alarm. This knowledge is best obtained through regular evacuation exercises. Employers and employees jointly decide how often to do the exercises.

      It is important that there is enough preparedness in the workplace for how to evacuate if it starts to burn or if gas flows out. This also applies to bomb threats, threats and violence, flooding and more.

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    • Is there a requirement to have a fire warden?

      Here is some info from the Swedish Work Environment Authority: There must be an evacuation plan and routines where there are information to ensure that everyone are evacuated during an emergency.

      All personnel should know how to behave in the event of an evacuation alarm. This knowledge is best obtained through regular evacuation exercises. Employers and employees jointly decide how often to do the exercises.

      It is important that there is enough preparedness in the workplace for how to evacuate if it starts to burn or if gas flows out. This also applies to bomb threats, threats and violence, flooding and more.

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    • Do we have to carry out a fire safety training? And in that case, how often?

      According to Chapter 2, 2 § of the act for Protection against Accidents (2003: 778) The owner or the one performing business in a building or other facilities is required to take necessary measures in order to prevent fire and to prevent or limit damage due to fire.

      These measures can be technical and of organizational character. Technical measures can be ensuring access of fire extinguishing equipment, while organizational measures can be education and training. Employers and employees jointly decide how often to do the training.

      To meet the requirements, a continuous and systematic work for fire protection should be carried out throughout the entire building or site. The taken measures should also be documented.

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    • What is the difference between the courses "Hot work" & "Flammable work"?

      The big difference is that Hot Work is a trademark owned by the Swedish Fire Protection Association, while Flammable Work is an educational concept from SVEBRA & Sweden’s Construction Industries.

      Both organizations and their education concept are aimed at the same target group & meet the same requirements. Safe@Work is an authorized organizer for both courses.

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    • Does the course Flammable Work meet the conditions set by the insurance companies before carrying out temporary flammable work?

      Yes! The course Flammable Work meets the requirements set in the insurance terms. Anyone who has been trained and holds a valid certificate is authorized to carry out temporary flammable/hot work.

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    • Can a licensee who has completed the flammable work course approve a worker who has attended the fire protection association's Hot work program?

      Yes, a licensed person who has completed the course Flammable work can approve a worker even if that person has completed the other course; Hot Work training.

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  • First Aid & CPR

    • Do all employees have to complete a CPR training?

      According to the Swedish Work Environment Authority’s regulations on first aid and crisis support, a workplace must have a preparedness in first aid to cope with the action that must be taken immediately when a person is injured or becomes ill.

      Depending on how your organization and staffing looks, it can thus vary whether all employees must be trained or if it is enough to train a selected group.

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    • Are the CPR courses from Safe@Work conducted according to the guidelines of the Swedish CPR Council?

      Yes, without exception! Our CPR courses always follow current guidelines & recommendations. Our head-instructor in Healthcare is also principal instructor at the Swedish CPR Council.

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    • Does all companies need to have a heart starter?

      According to the Swedish Work Environment Authority’s regulations on first aid and crisis support, a workplace must have a preparedness in first aid to cope with the action that must be taken immediately when a person is injured or becomes ill.

      So, the requirements differ depending on your business. However, we at Safe@Work always recommend that you have a heart starter, both for your own staff & for the sake of visitors.

      In order to become a “Heart Safe Workplace” you need a heart starter / defibrillator and trained personell. 

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    • What first-aid equipment should we have at the company?

      Of course, it differs depending on which business you conduct.

      To assess what equipment needed, you preferably use your risk analysis. The Swedish Work Environment Authority’s regulations on first aid and crisis support, may be used as a help to support your conclusions.

      The regulations states that every workplace needs to have a preparedness in first aid to cope with the action that must be taken immediately when a person is injured or becomes ill.

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    • Can anyone educate in life-saving education such as CPR & First Aid?

      Both yes and no.

      In order for the training to meet the requirements of the Swedish CPR Council’s guidelines, the course leader must have undergone an instructor training. However, no experience from real situations is required.

      All Safe@Works CPR instructors have both an instructor training & a long experience from real situations in their role as paramedics or fire fighters.

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    • What responsibility do I have as an employer for my staff to have training in CPR & First Aid?

      As an employer you have a huge responsibility for your employees. According to the Swedish Work Environment Authority’s regulations on first aid and crisis support, a workplace must have a preparedness in first aid to cope with the action that must be taken immediately when a person is injured or becomes ill.

      In practicality this means that the employer needs to make sure that enough of the staff has a training in CPR & First Aid

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    • We have a large flow of visitors and customers at our workplace. What responsibility do we as business owner have for their safety?

      According to the Swedish Work Environment Authority’s regulations on first aid and crisis support, a workplace must have a preparedness in first aid to cope with the action that must be taken immediately when a person is injured or becomes ill. The responsibility includes visitors and customers.

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    • We have staff who work in environments exposed to both violence and large crowds. What training do they need? Can Safe@Work help us with training in First Aid & CPR for them?

      According to the Swedish Work Environment Authority’s regulations on first aid and crisis support, a workplace must have a preparedness in first aid to cope with the action that must be taken immediately when a person is injured or becomes ill.

      Absolutely, we have specially trained instructors who both have performed & instructed in first aid and CPR in exposed environments.

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  • Driver training

    • Is a driving license enough for being aloud to drive a company car in Sweden?

      No, it is not enough according to the Swedish Work Environment Authority. The swedish Work Environment Act states that every employee must have the necessary training for the task he or she is to perform. If you drive a car while working, a driving license will not be sufficent according to the Swedish Work Environment Authority.

      Safe@Work offers one of the most comprehensive training program in road safety to help you out. All the courses meet the Swedish Work Environment Authority’s guidelines.

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    • What responsibility does the employer have for the work environment that consists of road traffic?

      The employer has a far-reaching responsibility for minimizing risks for all employees, especially when working in high-risk environments such as road traffic.

      Since the employees who spend working-time driving a car on Swedish or foreign roads are extra exposed too risks, the responsibility is extra high on the employer.

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    • We have several craftsmen and service technicians who only use the car to transport themselves between jobs, do they need any training in addition to their driver's license training?

      Yes. Just as the risk of accidents when working high up of the ground must be minimized with fall prevention training, the risk of road accidents must be minimized with a road safety training.

      Even though the main task of the workers is not the driving itself, it is still a part of the craftsman’s working environment. Often, it is also the most risk exposed part of their work environment.

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    • We have a high staff turnover; do you have an efficient solution for us?

      With a high staff turnover or a large geographical spread we understand that it can be difficult to find the budget and time for a teacher-led course in driver training.

      Our solution is often a web-based course in road safety & Eco driving. You can then ensure that the requirements are met while you minimize both risks and time spent.

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    • Do you have a simple and efficient solution for individual training, for example when hiring new drivers?

      The quickest and most resource efficient solution is our e-learning in road safety. It both ensures that the new employee has read the company’s road safety policy and that he or she receives a proper driver training.

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    • Does all companies have to have a road safety policy?

      A work environment policy must always be present at a Swedish company, if more than 10 employees the policy must also be documented.

      A Road safety policy must be included as part of the company’s work environment policy if someone at the company drives a vehicle when at work.

      The Swedish Work Environment Authority also requires that the policy is based on the organization’s specific risk analysis. They also highly recommend that the policy should be a standalone document from the other parts of the work environment policy.

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    • Can Safe@Work help us create a Road Safety Policy?

      Of course! No matter what course you order, free templates, checklists and sample policies are included for your organization to create your own road safety policy.

      Would you rather have a comprehensive solution where we help you with all steps from risk inventory, policies, education & follow-up? Let us know!

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    • We have employees who drive emergency vehicles, what training do they need?

      With employees driving emergency vehicles, you as an employer have an extra great responsibility. If the drivers are not certified emergency drivers before, we recommend a 2- or 3-day training for emergency drivers as a minimum. Preferably with an associated e-learning for emergency drivers to streamline the teacher-led training.

      If the drivers are already certified emergency drivers and you are looking for a rehearsal training, then we recommend a driver training program with our advanced driver training as the basis.

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    • Do you have driver training to help us fulfill a climate certification?

      Absolutely, we have several different arrangements that all meet the most common requirements for environmental certification. In case of uncertainty, we are happy to contact the relevant certification body, of course free of charge.

      We have both Teacher-led courses and Web-based courses that meet the environmental requirements.

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    • We are an international company with internal requirements for road safety training. We need a customized driver training to fit our international requirements, can you help us with that?

      Of course! We are happy to tailor a driver training in order to meet your internal guidelines and requirements. Many of our customers are international companies with similar conditions.

      Here you find our standardized driver trainings, all courses are possible to customize.

      Let us know how we can help you! 

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  • Web-based services & courses

    • Is it sufficient with a web-based education to meet the requirements of the Swedish Work Environment Authority?

      It depends. Your risk inventory & risk analysis of the work environment is always supposed to give the answer of what risk-preventing actions are needed.

      But our web-based courses are created with the purpose to meet the requirements of Work Environment Authorities & other specifiers.

      The web-based education functions either as a supplement to teacher-led training or to replace it completely. Let us know your needs and we will put together an optimal arrangement.

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    • Can we use Safe@Works e-learning platform to convey our own documents or trainings?

      Absolutely. When you buy web-based education from us, then the opportunity to add internal policies or courses to the same platform is offered at no extra cost.

      Let us know what you need and we will put together an optimal arrangement.

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    • Can we follow up if all employees have completed their training and if they have read our internal control documents?

      Of course! We have flexible and automated solutions for monitoring and editing. Either you can log into your admin portal yourself and see statistics, send reminders, and add new users. Or you simply ask us to do it for you.

      Read more about our existing range of web-based education

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    • We want our employees to be able to sign up for courses themselves, do you have a solution to make this possible?

      No problem. We have several solutions to fulfill your request. The most used solution is that we create a registration form that you can embed or link to from your intranet.

      If you have another way that you would like the registration to be made, let us know and describe what your situation looks like. We will then put together the most optimal solution for your organization.

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    • We want all employees to have access to a few of the training courses. But some of the education-modules we only want certain departments to have access to. Can this be arranged?

      No problem, let us handle it. We can control the course availability of our web-based courses right down to each individual.

      Contact us and we will gladly put together an optimal arrangement.

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    • We already have a platform where we register all the training for our employees. Is it possible to register your courses there as well?

      We have many different solutions adapted for both small & large companies with their own LMS.

      We have well-adapted systems where we both can send reports designed to be easily imported into your system/platform, or to put the whole course into your learning platform. With our SCORM cloud solution you still have free access to updates and support.

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    • We want to combine web-based education with teacher-led (Blended learning). Do you have solutions for that?

      We probably have one of the best solutions for blended learning. With specialist instructors in each subject & flexible & qualitative e-learning platform, we can tailor a solution optimally for you.

      Send us an email or give us a call and we will put together a tailor made arrangement for your organization. 

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    • We have a single sign on (SSO). Can we get your courses integrated in that system?

      There are usually no problems. All of our web-based services and products follow industry standards. Therefore, we have always been able to make our courses and services to comply with other systems.

      Let us know if you have any questions, we are happy to help you with a tailor made solution.

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    • Our organization is international with employees speaking many different languages. Do you have web-based training in English and any other languages?

      Both our e-learning platform, risk analysis tools and several of the web-based courses are available in English. We are more than happy to develop web-based courses in additional languages ​​if you wish. All of our platforms are made for many different languages!

      Send us a message and let us help you!

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    • We would like help in developing our own web-based trainings. Can you help us with that?

      We can definitely help you!

      We have some of the industry’s best instructors who have an incredible knowledge and experience. Their knowledge, together with the efforts of our collaborative partners who are experts in creating high-quality web-based education, means that there are hardly any restrictions on what education we can help you to develop.

      Let us know and we will put together a customized proposal.

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    • Do you have more web-based trainings than the ones on the website?

      We are constantly working to develop new web-based courses and services, both in English and in other languages.

      The trainings available on the website are the ones we have ready for deliverance right now, but if you have any wishes for a specific training, then we are quick to make it happened.

      Let us know your needs and wishes! 

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  • Mandatory trainings

    • What are the Swedish requirements for systematic work environment management?

      The Swedish Work Environment Authority places a number of relevant requirements. The main goal is that all employees should be able to carry out their work without being exposed to any unnecessary risks.

      The systematic work environment management should always be the basis of all organizations’ risk prevention. It is therefore the basic requirement of the Swedish Work Environment Authority.

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    • What measures needs to be done to meet the requirements of the Swedish Work Environment Authority?

      The simplest answer is that you as an organization should ask yourself the question: What do we need to do to minimize the risk of any of our employees being injured or ill due to work.

      The answer to that question is the same as the requirements of the Swedish Work Environment Authority. We are happy to assist you with both risk analysis and risk prevention measures.

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    • 1. Is there any requirement that we carry out a risk inventory? 2. Do we have to carry out a risk inventory / risk assessment every year?

      1. Yes. One of the Swedish Work Environment Authority’s most clear requirements for the systematic work environment management is that a risk inventory is carried out regularly.
      2. Yes. The organization’s risk prevention measures must be followed up annually or whenever a change in the working environment is implemented.
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    • What is the difference between a risk inventory, risk assessment & risk analysis?

      Risk inventory:

      A required part of your risk prevention work where all the employees concerned should have the opportunity to participate. This is where any risks are raised.

      Risk assessment
      The risks that are highlighted in the risk inventory must now be assessed. Probability & Consequence are weighted to assess the overall risk.

      Risk Analysis
      Risk analysis is the collective name we use to group the entire process from risk inventory to follow-up. The steps included are:

      1. Risk inventory
      2. Risk Assessment
      3. Action Plan
      4. Work environment Policy
      5. Follow-up
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    • 1. Is it a requirement for us having a work environment policy? 2. Is there a difference between a Work Environment Policy & a Road Safety Policy?

      1. Yes

      You can find the requirements here on the Swedish Work Environment Authority’s website.

      2. Yes and no

      A road safety policy is a mandatory part of each organizations work environment policy. The difference is that a road safety policy is entirely focused on the part of the working environment that consists of road traffic.

      It is recommended from the Swedish Work Environment Authority that you have your road safety policy as a separate document from the rest of the work environment policy to create a clear structure.

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    • Is it a requirement that we have a road safety policy? And if so, how do we create a road safety policy?

      Yes, it is required to have a road safety policy based on your organization´s risk analysis. The policy can then be created in several different ways depending on your organization. Here you will find a guide in Swedish. Coming soon in English

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    • Is web-based training sufficient to meet the requirements of government, insurance companies and industry organizations?

      It depends on your business and its risk exposure. All of Safe@Works web-based courses are created with the purpose to meet all current requirements and guidelines both in Sweden and other countries.

      But since the guidelines can be vastly different in many countries, we recommend that you contact us on forehand. One of our experts will be happy to help you.

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    • How do you know what training is required from the Swedish Work Environment Authority's in order to fulfill the requirements of Sufficient training?

      Here, too, the answer is in in your risk analysis. The risk analysis determines what kind of training is required for your organization. The content of all our courses are based on thousands of risk analyzes performed to a large number of companies, authorities and NGO:s.

      Let us know your situation and we will help you put together a training concept that meets all applicable requirements & guidelines.

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    • Is it enough to have a driving license if you drive a car at work in Sweden?

      Road traffic is one of the most risk exposed work environments both in Sweden and many parts of the world. All too many people loses their lives when traveling in a car.

      Therefore, A driver’s license is not enough for the Swedish Work Environment Authority to consider that you as an employer have fulfilled the requirements for risk minimization.

      This also applies if the driving itself isn’t the main task. A driver training especially made for company car drivers is one way to fulfill the requirements.

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    • What are the competence requirements set by authorities when performing work on or beside the road?

      Currently, there are 2 competency requirements according to The Swedish Transport administrations guidelines. The new requirements are referred to as steps and the old requirements are classified into levels.

      To facilitate the transition towards the new requirements, we offer several web-based & teacher-led trainings that meet both the old and new requirements.

      Read more about the requirements set by the Swedish Transport Administration. (In Swedish)

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  • Organisational and social work environment - OSWE

    • What are the requirements from the Swedish Work Environment Authority regarding Organisational & Social Work Environment?

      The Work Environment Act states that the risk of ill health and accidents must be minimized. The organisational & social work environment is therefore an important part of all systematic work environment management.

      Below you can find links to the Swedish Work Environment Authority’s requirements and guidelines as well as an English version of the current work environment act.

      The Swedish Work Environment Authority – Organisational and Social Work Environment

      The Swedish Work Environment Act

      We are happy to help you with training, risk management & follow-ups to create a safe and pleasant working environment.

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    • Our work environment can be stressful at times, how can we as an employer act to reduce the risk of our ill-health because of work-related stress?

      • If you have not yet identified the reason why the work environment is perceived as stressful.

      Let us know if you would like assistance. We are happy to help!

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    • What are organisational and social work environments, respectively?

      From The Swedish Work Environment Authority:

      Organisational work environment encompasses conditions and prerequisites for the work that include: management and governance, communication, participation, room for action, and allocation of work tasks, as well as demands, resources, and responsibilities.

      Social work environment deals with conditions and prerequisites for the work that include social interaction, collaboration, and social support from managers and colleagues.

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    • What responsibilities does the employees have in contributing to a good work environment?

      According to Chapter 3, Paragraph 4 of the Work Environment Act, employees must take part and follow the provisions and regulations that apply in the workplace.

      Employees also have the obligation to notify the employer if there are immediate risks in the workplace.

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    • We have experienced that our employees have become increasingly exposed to threatening situations at work. This, in turn, has led to increased stress & conflicts between the employees. Do you have an education / service that can help us reduce the problems?

      It is a situation and work environment that unfortunately many organizations recognize.

      Fortunately, we have plenty of courses and services that focus on conflict management, stress management, leadership, etc. All the trainings can be tailored to your specific needs.

      Let us know and we will be happy to help you develop an action plan.

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    • Many of our employees work in an environment where they are likely of being first on the scene of a serious incident that may have resulted in personal injury, or in the worst case, death. How should we prepare our organization and the staff exposed to the risks?

      In order to best prepare the organization and your employees, we recommend a training in crisis management & leadership. The training should be directed at both management and personnel on the field.

      We at Safe@Work regularly conduct training for organizations with similar conditions as yours. Our specialist-instructors are happy to tailor a comprehensive delivery tailored just for your organization. Give us a call or send an email for more info. 

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    • What responsibility do we have as an employer for ergonomics in the workplace?

      As an employer, you have a far-reaching responsibility for minimizing all risks of ill-health or accidents at the workplace. Physical burdens and other ergonomic challenges are no exception.

      Here you can read more about the Swedish Work Environment Authority’s requirements or about Safe@Works training in ergonomics.

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    • Is it the same requirement when it comes to organisational and social work environment, regardless of business type or assignment?

      The requirements of the Swedish Work Environment Authority are always that all risks of ill health or accidents must be minimized, regardless of the working environment.

      But what and how the measures for risk minimization has to be done, often differ depending on the current task / work environment.

      Contact us with you question and we will develop.

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    • Some of the risks and difficulties that our sister organizations have abroad are not the same as we have here in Sweden. Can Safe@Work tailor a training concept that works for staff both in Sweden and abroad?

      Certainly, custom-made education and services is our specialty. We have instructors who have had assignments all over the world, on land, at sea or airborne.

      Thanks to our international network, we can also offer a quality assured range of education and services all over the world, always tailor-made.

      Give us a call or send a mail for more info.

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    • We would like to implement your trainings and concepts within OSWE throughout our entire group. Can you help us with this?

      We are happy to help you with a concept that works in all countries in which you are active.

      We have no problems compiling policies and internal guidelines that are based on the same basic concept, but adapted to the cultures and conditions prevailing locally.

      Give us a call or send a mail for more info.

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  • Security & incident management

    • What are the requirements of the Swedish Work Environment Authority regarding conflict management and work performed in threatening situations?

      The Swedish Work Environment Authority demands that all employees stay safe at their workplace. The employer therefore has the responsibility to minimize the risk of ill health or injury regardless of the working environment.

      For Swedish personnel, there is no possibility to increase the salary to compensate for higher risk. The reason is that the Swedish government considers that a higher compensation should never justify increased risk.

      You can find more info about the requirements from the Swedish Work Environment Authority here, or trainings and services to decrease the risk here

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    • We have staff who travel between different countries to perform various work-tasks. What responsibility do we have as a Swedish employer when our staff is abroad? And how should we act to minimize the risks our employees abroad is exposed to?

      Even if an employee is abroad, the employer has the same responsibility to minimize the risks of ill-health and accidents. If the risk is even higher abroad, then the responsibility is higher as well.

      The best performance to minimize the risks for your personnel and the work they perform is a difficult question to answer without more in-depth info regarding your business. However, we feel confident that we can offer the necessary measures regardless. Contact us and we will be happy to develop why.

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    • We have employees who regularly run the risk of facing situations where drunk or aggressive people can create a threatening situation. How can we as a company do to minimize the risk to any of our employees?

      That you´ve already identified the risk is a good step toward correct measures.

      The next step is to make sure that your staff has the right knowledge and equipment to minimize the risk of themselves or anyone else being hurt.

      We at Safe@Work have many different arrangements for conflict management training. Our instructors have many years of experience, both from working and instructing all over the world. High risk areas included.

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    • We are experiencing a more threatful situation towards our employees, both in Sweden and abroad. But at present we do not feel reassured that we have full control over the risks they are exposed to. Can you help us identify and counteract potential risks?

      We are sad to hear that you are experiencing a situation with increased threats towards your employees.

      Our experts in risk minimization are happy to help you, either with selected parts or with a comprehensive solution to minimize the risks in all threathful work environments.

      All our experts in the area have 10-30 years of experience both as instructors and with working in threatful situations all over the world.

      Contact us and we will put together a proposal tailored for your organization.

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    • We have staff that handle money and other valuable items. How should we act to avoid putting them in threatening situations? Do you have training on how our staff should act in the event of robbery or other attacks?

      The entire organization should be aware of the risks and how each individual should act in the event of a robbery, assault, terrorist attack, etc.

      We are happy to assist you with both training, equipment and risk analyses and other services that all reduces the risks your staff is exposed to.

      The courses and services are always tailored to your specific situation. Let us know if you want more info. 

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    • We have local offices with both Swedish and foreign staff in many different countries. Some of our offices are located in regions that are currently experiencing political and economic instability. How should we act to ensure a safe work environment for our employees abroad in high-risk areas?

      It is a complex issue. Our specialists with expertise in exactly the kind of situation you are facing are ready to help you with both direct and preventative measures.

      Contact us and we will put together a proposal.

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    • We have a number of drivers who transport VIPs and important equipment both in Sweden and abroad. The drivers have varied experience and training. Can you help us with training or staffing to meet our need for protection drivers & personal protection?

      Education: This is the area of ​​knowledge where we possess the market’s foremost expertise knowledge, both for Swedish and foreign drivers / driver environments.

      Staffing: We have staff and instructors with an extensive experience in managing and preventing crisis situations both remotely and on site. But hiring of staff is not something we normally work with. However, we have a number of selected partners who all have staff and operators for the fastest possible handling.

      Contact us and we will help you find an optimal solution to your needs.

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    • What is the Swedish Work Environment Authority's requirement for the safety of Swedish staff working abroad?

      Regardless of whether the work is performed in Sweden or abroad, the Swedish Work Environment Authority places the same demand on the employer to minimize the risk of ill-health and accidents for the employee.

      We have the trainings and solutions for most businesses.

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    • Do you offer staffing such as security guards or other forms of personal protection and security?

      Safe@Work as an organization does not offer staffing, neither as a security guard or as a foreign operator.

      We do have staff that easily meet the requirements needed, but in order not to compete with our own customers, we have chosen not to offer services in this area.

      On the other hand, we collaborate with a number of selected partners who share our high demands on seriousness, risk minimization, responsiveness & international responsibility.

      Contact us and we will put together a package.

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    • We plan to build an organization and a work-site in another country, but we are not sure if the security situation in the region will allow. Can you help us with an analysis of the security situation and creating an action plan?

      Absolutely. We have staff who have completed similar assignments both in places where the safety situation has been at risk, and in places where there have been other types of challenges.

      One of our strengths is that our instructors have experience and contacts all over the world.

      Contact us and we will help you further.

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    • We have conducted a number of training courses for preventive purposes, but we still feel a little too unprepared if an attack or another serious incident should occur. With offices both in Sweden and abroad, all our staff need to be aware of how they should act in a crisis situation no matter what part of the world they are in. Do you have trainings or systems that can help us ensure that our employees have the right knowledge & information?

      Definitively. We have both trainings and services that suit your type of organization very well.

      We are glad to help your organization in securing it´s emergency preparedness while at the same time helping you minimize the risk of a security incident occurring to any of your employees or offices.

      Contact us and let us tell you what we can offer.

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    • Our organization has assignments that make the risks vary vastly between the employees. Also, not all staff have the same security clearance. Can you put together a training program for all staff, but at the same time differ the availability of courses and internal info between the different groups?

      No problem. We are happy to put together a customized proposal tailored to your specific requirements.

      Through our specialist instructors and our well-developed platform for web-based trainings, we feel confident that we can create a tailor-made design that fits your organization perfectly.

      Contact us and we will put together a proposal.

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  • CSR

    • What does it mean that you are 200% climate compensated?

      We want to do our utmost to prevent our courses from adversely affecting the environment. We are therefore working hard to be a climate-positive company. All our emissions from the courses are since we founded the company climate-compensated by 200% through contributions in local climate projects performed in poor countries.

      Read more about our climate work and the projects we contribute to.

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    • What responsibility does Safe@Work take to counteract poor working conditions?

      We take action to counteract poor working conditions in 4 steps.

      1. Improving our own working environment. Through action-plans, quick improvements and regular follow-ups, we work hard throughout the organization to create and maintain a safe and pleasant workplace for all our employees.
      2. Demands on our suppliers. In addition to securing our own work environment, we take a responsibility by only using suppliers that meet our strict requirements for work environment and sustainability.
      3. Educate other organizations. Safe@Work offer a wide range of training courses aimed at creating a safe and prosperous working environmen
      4. Contribution. Since the start of Safe@Work we have contributed to several climate projects. All projects have been chosen on the basis that they also have documented effects on both work opportunities and better living conditions in poor parts of the world. Through Unicef ​​we have also provided opportunities for children in poor and difficult upbringing to create their own future and well-being. Read more
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    • What responsibility does Safe@Work take to ensure that its employees and consultants are safe in the workplace?

      Here, as advocates of a safe work environment, we have a great responsibility. We therefore work actively and responsibly together throughout the organization.

      With a wide network of instructors in various specialist areas, there are immense knowledge inside the organization. With regular risk inventories, clear governance documents and an open corporate culture, we ensure that the working environment remains safe and pleasant at Safe@Work.

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    • What is Safe@Work doing to help improve living conditions globally?

      We believe that education and knowledge are the right way to go when creating a long-term change.

      We have therefore chosen to give 2 Unicef ​​school packages for children in poverty for each E-learning license sold and 1 portable school for every 50 licenses. Read more about our social responsibility

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    • Does Safe@Work have an environmental & sustainability policy?

      Of course! You will find it here

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    • Is Safe@Work certified according to ISO 14001?

      Our workflows are designed to meet relevant certifications. We work according to both ISO 14001, ISO 9001, ISO 39001 & OHSAS 18001. However, we have not yet chosen to certify our organization at present because of the large cost that this would entail.

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    • Which of the UN's sustainability goals is Safe@Work working towards?

      Through our education and global contributions, we contributes to the acheivment of all 17 of the UN:s sustainability goals.

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    • How does Safe@Work act to counter child labor, corruption and unhealthy working conditions?

      We work actively with authorities, suppliers & customers to have a mutual front towards a sustainable environment.

      We at Safe@Work see it as a matter of course not to cooperate with, or buy services from companies that use child labor, corruption or unhealthy working conditions.

      Did you get an answer to your question? Yes No
    • Are courses from Safe@Work approved when applying for a sustainability certification / Environmental certification?

      Yes. Our web-based programs and teacher-led courses have with ease met all requirements from every environmental organization we, or our customers have been in contact with.

      If you are unsure if our courses are approved. Let us know and we will, free of charge contact the relevant certification body to ensure that we meet their requirements.

      Did you get an answer to your question? Yes No
  • Links to Swedish authorities & their publications on work environment & safety

  • Our location

  • Safe@Work delivers nationwide training in work environment and road safety. If you want to get past and talk about education, you find us in Stockholm at Stockholm's Road safety center.
  • How we work

  • We want to make it easy for you as a company to ensure a good and safe working environment. We are glad to help you with consulting, policies and education.

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  • How would you rate your overall experience with Safe@Work: “10/10”
    Would you recommend Safe@Work to other companies with similar educational needs? “Yes”
    Why? “Responsive to customer requests, quick and easy answers to questions before the course, etc.”
    How likely are you to choose Safe@Work for similar education in the future? “Very likely”

    • Arriva & Safe@Work Sweden
    • Jan Bäckström

    • Training coordinator - Arriva Sverige AB

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  • How well did the course-delivery meet your expectations? “Very pleased”
    How would you rate your overall experience with us at Safe@Work? “10/10”
    Would you recommend Safe@Work to other companies with similar educational needs? “Yes”
    Please tell us why! “Quick response, easy handling and a short preparation time.”

    • Hanna Järnmark

    • HR specialist at Fonus

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  • “I belive that Safe@Work has, with their professional skills, delivered well-adapted educations and created lessons in a clear, varied and pedagogical way based on the requirements we asked for.”

    • Anna A Groth

    • Customs Inspector & Traffic Instructor at the Swedish Customs

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  • Describe your experience of the course-delivery. “Fast delivery of e-learning and serious, educated course leaders”
    How likely are you to choose Safe@Work for similar education in the future? “Very likely”
    Why? “Great delivery and products!”

    • Joakim Hansson

    • CEO on Halleskog & Hansson Rental AB

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  • Please describe your experience of the educational delivery: “Nice response from your side, smooth booking.”
    What can we change to make your experience with us better? “Nothing to remark on”
    Would you recommend Safe @ Work to other companies with similar educational needs? “Yes”
    Why? “Always better to get the education to the workplace, the rating of the education from those who passed it was high and it is important.”

    • Safe@Work referenskund COBAB
    • Caroline Andersson

    • Quality - Environment - Work environment coordinator at COBAB

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  • TOOLS Sverige AB has about 200 drivers on the roads daily. In line with our well-established HSE work (Health-Safety-Environment), we saw the need for a solid driver training for our staff, a training who secured both a safe and a eco-friendly way of driving. We chose Safeatwork because they maintain a high quality level, with a good balance between the theoretical and the practical part. The training has been very well received by our staff.

    • Stefan Gustafsson

    • Quality and Environment Manager Tools Sverige AB

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  • Why would you recommend Safe@Work to others? “High service and great responsiveness. A lot of the practical was nice to avoid dealing with yourself, after the layout and course content was clear. And dates 🙂 Well arranged during the course day, easy and simple. Just to participate. Good arranged with coffee , food etc. Nothing that was missing. Very satisfied. “
    Describe your experience of the educational delivery. “Simple, safe and professional.”

    • Emma Rengbo

    • HSSE Coordinator Nordic på E.ON

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  • How would you rate your overall experience with us at Safe@Work? “10/10”
    Have you purchased a similar course before?
    “Yes, with another organizer”
    How likely are you to choose Safe@Work for similar training in the future? “Very likely”
    Would you recommend Safe@Work to other companies with similar educational needs?“Yes”

    • Alexandra Bojarzyn

    • Quality - Environment - Work environment coordinator Skanska Sverige AB

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  • How would you rate your overall experience with Safe@Work? 10/10

    Describe your experience of the educational delivery. “Those who participated in the Safety driving told us that they were super satisfied and as a client I also think that it was a structured process on your part where you always followed up and been open when I needed to make changes to the booking.”

    • Frida Wihlborg

    • Project Manager på Novonordisk

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  • Would you recommend Safe@Work to other companies with similar educational needs? “Yes”
    Why? “Good trainers, well thought out material and relevant practical exercises”
    How likely are you to choose Safe@Work for similar training in the future? “Very likely”
    What can we change to make your experience with us better? “Satisfied with the program, looking forward to e-learning as continuing education/rehearsal.”

    • Vy buss
    • Rolf Skoog

    • Operations manager at Vybuss

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  • Safe@Works exercises are well balanced with an insight into the risks involved in handling vehicles as an emergency driver. The theory blocks are well focused on the professional driver and their special needs for a safe work environment. The theory also encompasses insight-enhancing thoughts about the difficulties and dangers of road traffic, but also how the individual driver can utilize the knowledge and prevent risks.

    • Peter Nord

    • Then: Training officer in charge at the Swedish Police Academy - Now: Instructor at Safe@Work

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  • Would you recommend Safe@Work to other companies with similar educational needs? “Yes”
    Why? “Very good attitude and your instructor is very competent and educational”
    Please rate your experience: Quality of education 5/5 – Simplicity when ordering 5/5 – Responsibility 5/5 – Flexibility 5/5 – Responsiveness 5/5

    • Joakim Malmström

    • Head of Unit at Göteborgs stad

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  • How would you rate your overall experience with Safe@Work? “10/10”
    How likely are you to choose Safe@Work for similar education in the future? “Very likely”
    Would you recommend Safe@Work to other companies with similar educational needs? “Yes. Daniel Lundberg is very professional and accommodating. He delivers excellent service and always has the customer in focus.”

    • Safe@Work Referenskund MTR
    • Malin Knutsson

    • Educational developer at MTR

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  • How well did the course meet your expectations? “Very pleased”
    Would you recommend Safe@Work to other companies? “Yes. Easy to deal with, good quality, knowledgeable, etc”
    How likely are you to choose Safe@Work for similar education in the future? “Very likely”
    What can we change to make your experience with us better? “We are very satisfied”

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    • Olof Wixe

    • Sales Director at Dormer

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  • How would you rate your overall experience with us at Safe@Work? “9/10”
    How likely are you to choose Safe@Work for similar training in the future? “Very likely”
    Would you recommend Safe@Work to other companies with similar educational needs?“Yes”
    Why? “Positive attitude. All parts where completed on time and I felt appreciated as a customer.”

    • Christina Strozyk

    • Quality & Environment Manager at Granngården

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  • “We at IKEA Workspaces had the great pleasure of spending two full days with Daniel. Listening, workshopping, doing exercises and learning all about ergonomics and why we all work the way we do. He gave us many insights and opened up a “new” way to approach the subject. Daniel shared his knowledge in a fun, humble and human manner. I would absolutely recommend him to everyone – as we all need to know more about this important subject.” 

    • Jeanette Buschow

    • Range communicator - IKEA Workspaces

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  • I see Safe@Work as a competent and serious organizer of training for professional drivers. Especially in the field of emergency driver training. The content of the courses is based on the criteria that today’s research and training advocate for special environments. The courses include theory and practice in well-balanced forms.

    • Peter Nord

    • Then: Training officer in charge at the Swedish Police Academy - Now: Instructor at Safe@Work

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  • How would you rate your overall experience with us at Safe@Work?8/10″
    Would you recommend Safe@Work to other organisations with similar needs? “Yes”
    Why? “Excellent service and fruitful E-learning and valuable Training!”
    How likely are you to choose Safe@Work for similar education in the future? “Very likely”

    • Thomas Engström

    • CEO at Kontrollerad Bilverkstad

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  • Best Transport provides more than 3,000 transports per day distributed across our 150 vehicles. Some of the assignments requires that we drive with blue lights on. These assignments are performed by our drivers who have completed Safe@Works emergency driver training. Best has chosen to employ Safe@Work, which we believe meets the level of education we have as a requirement and which we are very satisfied with!

    • Fredrik Löwendahl

    • Carrier manager at Best Transport

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  • How would you rate your overall experience with Safe@Work “9/10”
    Please describe your experience of the educational delivery “We were satisfied with the lecture and even the few who were not interested from the beginning became interested. The lecture gave rise to reflections at the lunch table. The lecturer did not become long-winded, and thus not boring. We could ask questions and discuss meanwhile.”
    Would you recommend Safe@Work to other companies with similar educational needs? “Yes”
    Why? “Knowledgeable, engaged and pleasant lecturer which made you interested.”

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    • Tuula Titoff

    • Administrator at Mediel AB

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  • Safe@Work is our given partner in education at all levels. With great flexibility & fantastic instructors, we have always received great value for our money. We highly recommend Safe@Work to all our partners. // Carl-Olov Carlsson, Owner of HBC properties

    • Carl-Olov Carlsson

    • Owner of Halbeco Real Estate

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  • Describe your experience of the educational delivery. “Simple, nice and professional.”
    What can we change to make your experience with us better? “Not much. Everything worked perfectly.”
    How likely are you to choose Safe@Work for similar education in the future? “Very likely”
    Would you recommend Safe@Work to other companies? “Yes”

    • Kristian Bergqvist

    • Product Manager at Ramirent

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  • How would you rate your overall experience with Safe@Work? “9/10”
    Would you recommend Safe@Work to other companies with similar educational needs? “yes”
    Why? “Good customer service, well thought out”

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    • Anna Graham

    • HR manager, Swedish Tourist Association

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  • Would you recommend Safe@Work to other companies with similar educational needs? “Yes”
    Why? Top service with fast feedback and a flexible setup.”
    How would you rate your overall experience with us at Safe@Work? “10/10”
    Describe your experience of the educational delivery. “Nice and very knowledgeable course leader who got everyone involved during the training.”

    • Alexandra Bojarzyn

    • Quality - Environment - Work environment coordinator at Märsta Förenade

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  • In order to meet the demands for training and events that are outside of our area of ​​expertise, Safe@Work is a very competent and customer-oriented partner. We are very pleased with the collaboration that has both created new contacts and strengthened the cooperation with several of our most important customers.

    • Hans Löfgren

    • CEO of Stockholm Road Safety Center