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Report statistics

SHK's rapport statistics are divided into civil maritime transport, rail, civil aviation, military and investigations of road traffic/other activities. The statistics are presented for each area of investigation with regard to the number of investigations currently in progress, the number of final reports, the number and percentage of final reports completed within twelve months, and the average h... Read more

Nordic Rail Accident Investigation Meeting

The Swedish Accident Investigation Authority will participate at the Nordic Rail Accident Investigation Meeting that  takes place in Helsinki May 8th – 9th. Other countries participating at the meeting are Estonia, Ireland and UK. During the meeting will accident investigation matters be discussed.... Read more

Nordic Baltic Maritime Meeting

The Swedish Accident Investigation Authority hosted the Nordic Baltic Maritime Meeting for Accident Investigation Authorities April 25th – 26th. There were 18 participants from 8 different countries that discussed accident investigation matters.... Read more

ENCASIA peer review report

Sweden is represented by the Swedish Accident Investigation Authority in the European aviation safety network ENCASIA. As part of continually improving operations, the network offers the safety investigation authority of each member state to undergo peer reviews. During the autumn of 2017, the Swedish Accident Investigation Authority was one of these and can proudly present the final report issued... Read more

New employee at SHK

The Swedish Accident Investigation Authority has employed Tomas Ojala as investigator in the field of Rescue Services and Other Occurrences as of April 3, 2018. Tomas arrives last from the Storstockholm fire department. ... Read more

New employee at SHK

The Swedish Accident Investigation Authority has employed Mikael Hillbo as investigator in the field of rail traffic as of February 15, 2018. Mikael arrives last from the MTR Pendeltågen AB where he worked as Safety inspector for Traffic- and fire safety. Mikael is also an authorized train driver. ... Read more

Visit from Lithuania

SHK has been visited by the Lithuanian Transport Accident and Incident Investigation Division on October 2-3, as part of an exchange of experience within the framework of the Nordic-Baltic Mobility Programme for Public Administration.... Read more

Director General at the Swedish Accident Investigation Authority

The government extends Hans Ytterbergs appointment as Director General of the Swedish Accident Investigation Authority until April 30 in 2020.... Read more

SHK’s equality plan is approved

According to the Discrimination Act, employers are required to prepare a plan for their gender equality work. The plan shall among other things include an overview of the steps necessary in the workplace in order to combat discrimination and promote equal rights and opportunities. If there are more than 25 employees it must also include a plan of action for equal pay which is to be based on a con... Read more

SHK calls for measures to prevent barge accidents

SHK has in two reports found that the legislation on ship safety is unclear regarding barges. This has the consequence that many barges for commercial use in practice is not subject to supervision and rules on certificates do not apply. Over a ten year period there were 44 accidents reported 44 where barges were involved. Many of the accidents can be classified as serious or very serious. SHK not... Read more

More accurate obstacle data improves flight safety

SHK has investigated a serious incident that occurred when a JAS 39 Gripen was about to collide with a mast. SHK notes in its report that the number of masts and other obstacles to low-flying aircraft and helicopters has increased significantly in recent times and that the flight obstacle database that is used as a basis for aeronautical charts and in the planning of flights is not of sufficient q... Read more

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