Åsa Ek

Senior Lecturer, Associate professor

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Production Engineering, Human Work Science and Ergonomics

Keywords

  • human factors, risk management, safety management, safety culture, work environment

Research

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

Recent research outputs

Johanna Persson, Ann-Sofie Fyhr & Åsa Ek, 2021 Jun 13, Proceedings of the 21st Congress of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA 2021): Volume IV: Healthcare and Healthy Work. Black, N. L., Neumann, P. & Noy, I. (eds.). Springer, Vol. IV. p. 175-181 (Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems; vol. 222).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingPaper in conference proceeding

Karin Fisk & Åsa Ek, 2021, Proceedings of the 21st Congress of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA 2021): Volume IV: Healthcare and Healthy Work. Springer, Vol. 222. p. 63-69 (Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems; vol. 222).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingPaper in conference proceeding

Åsa Ek & Mattias Seth, 2021, Proceedings of the 21st Congress of the International Ergonomics Association, IEA 2021 - Systems and Macroergonomics. Black, N. L., Neumann, W. P. & Noy, I. (eds.). Cham: Springer Science and Business Media B.V., p. 655-663 9 p. (Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems; vol. 219 LNNS).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingPaper in conference proceeding

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