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Åsa Ek

The research area is human and organisational factors related to risk and safety management. The general research focus is on the development of methods and tools for identifying system weaknesses in safety critical organisations. Special focus is on the areas of safety culture, safety management, learning for safety, and proactive emergency management.

The research is often multidisciplinary and is performed in different sectors such as air traffic control, shipping industry, process industry and nuclear industry.

Member of the Centre for Medicine and Technology for Working Life and Society at Lund University (METALUND).

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Second-cycle course
Course director for MAMN45 Human, technology, organisation and risk management

Groups outside of the faculty
Course director for TFRF45 Patient safety





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Åsa Ek
PhD, Associate Professor (docent)

Phone: +46 46 222 80 45
Ergonomics and Aerosol Technology

Department of Design Sciences
Faculty of Engineering LTH
Lund University
Box 118, SE-221 00 Lund, Sweden
Sölvegatan 26, Lund, Sweden

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