AI in the welfare sector = relief in welfare professional work = improved working environment?
The purpose of the project is to improve workplace safety in the mining industry based on practices, strategies and principles gathered from Swedish and international mining companies. The goal of the project is to develop strategies and proactive indicators aimed at improving safety management and, by extension, contribute to making companies in the industry more attractive employers.
In 2018, a special opportunity was given for unaccompanied asylum-seeking refugee children to apply for a residence permit for studies through the new upper secondary school law. Luleå municipality decided to extend the possibility for the asylum-seeking refugee children who were affected by the law to remain in the municipality.
Social, technical and environmental structures are important for sustainable development. Infrastructure of the society and buildings affects human behavior and living conditions, for example by supplying us with protection from seasonal climatic stress, water, waste management and sanitation, energy including heat and lighting, equipment for living and leisure, communication and transport .
The project Boost or brake is a 4 year project (2017-2020), funded by FORTE. The aim of the project is to examine and analyze the conditions for learning and development in the light of an increasingly flexible labour market.
LTU and Chalmers shall develop future tools for the 150 000 operators which creates huge Swedish export values each day. Industrial competitiveness is dependent on rapid change and adaptation of products to a global market. Our research has previously shown that operators with modern tools can improve their response capacity and quality by over 50 percent. That means potential billions in profits for the companies.
The Swedish mining industry has witnessed a substantial drop in lost time injury frequency rates in the last 20 years. This is usually attributed to extensive changes in technology (e.g. automation) as well as safety management practices (including changing regulatory demands) and the overall organisation of work.