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Work environment, equality and safety

Council for Work Environment, Gender Equality and Equal Treatment

The Department of Sociology is actively working on issues related to the work environment, gender equality and equal treatment. This work is important for creating a good working environment for students and staff. A joint council is responsible for the preparatory work on the work environment, gender equality and equal treatment.

The following representatives currently constitute the council:

Magnus Karlsson, Head of Department
Tobias Olofsson, Teacher Representative
Fredrik Sandberg, Teacher Representative
Magnus Ring, Teacher Representative
Lena Mårtensson, Tech/Admin Staff
Alice Al Maleh, PhD student
Julia Rönnbeck Finocchio, Student


HBTQ-LU is the LGBTQ network for employees at Lund University. The network brings together researchers, teachers, doctoral students and technical and administrative staff from across the university. LGBTQ stands for gay, bi, trans* and queer, but we do not limit ourselves to these categories.

HBTQ-LU's website at


First Aid and CPR

The following person has completed education and training in first aid and CPR

Floor 1

Susanne Lindberg, room 108
Susanne Boethius, room 119

Floor 2

Britt-Marie Rönn, room 206
Caroline Spannel Brnelic, room 206
Lisa Eklund, room 215
Mimmi Barmark, room 210C

Floor 3

Britt-Marie Johansson, room 314
Bo Isenberg, room 302
Charalambos Demetriou, room 301
Chris Mathieu, room 301
David Wästerfors, room 313
Magnus Ring, room 301
Tova Höjdestrand, room 316
Åsa Lundquist, room 314

Lund University safety and emergency procedures

Lund University is to be a safe and secure workplace for employees, students and visitors. To achieve this, employees and students are required to follow the security procedures that apply.

On this page, you find relevant safety information for University staff.

Emergency phone numbers and means to report incidents

Health and Safety Representatives

The Health and Safety Representatives are listed on the Department's internal web pages.

Fire safety

In our operations, we carry out active fire safety work where everyone is involved and has the opportunity to make an impact. We work effectively to prevent fires and reduce the consequences of fire incidents. The Head of Department is responsible for fire safety. If you have questions or comments, please contact the Head of Department or the Health and Safety Representatives.

A fire safety inspection is carried out annually in May.