Introduction course (SWEDISH VERSION) – MTO Människa, Teknik och Organisation
Tid & Plats
SÄKU together with the SÄKU member MTO Säkerhet is happy to offer our members the opportunity to participate in a course in HTO (MTO in Swedish), i.e. the interaction between Humans, Technology and Organization (Människa, Teknik och Organisation) where the focus lies on safety and effective development through the collaboration of H-T-O.
Click on "More info". Please note that the course comes with a SÄKU-member reduced fee of 8 400 SEK + VAT per participant.
If you are interested in learning more about how you can develop your business's safety work by taking into account the HTO system perspective while gaining more knowledge about people’s behaviours in safety-critical situations, this is a course for you.
The course will be digital and held over two adjacent days the following dates:
- Course in Swedish: 2-3th of February, 2022
- Course in English: 16-17th of March, 2022
To get a lot of interaction going and to be able to get to know one and another, the maximum number of participants is twelve per course.
If the interest is higher than the maximum number of participants, we’ll look for more dates.
The ambition from SÄKU is that the participants at each course have a wide spread with regards to different industrial sectors, in order to learn from and listen to more perspectives.
Develop your knowledge of the human technology organisation (HTO) interaction and how it can be used to progress safety within an organisation. Understanding how humans, technology and organizations interact is an important prerequisite for creating a safe, efficient and sustainable business.
The training provides knowledge in the field of HTO with a focus on the system perspective and why it is important to take collaboration into account in your own operations. You get an introduction to safety culture but also an insight into the origin of accidents and what affects peoples performance and safety behaviour. You also get a better understanding of what it means to work from the HTO perspective and what beneficial effects it has in the business. Theory is interspersed with practical examples and inspiring group discussions. By the participants working together and sharing experiences, maximum benefits are created from the course.
Contents during the two day course:
- The interaction HTO/MTO, what the concept means, how the different parts interact and affect each other
- How the HTO/MTO perspective contributes to safety work
- Why accidents occur
- What safety culture is and how it affects the organisation
- The importance of a learning organisation
- The role, responsibility and importance of the leader for safety
- Tools and methods
About the trainers
Lena Kecklund is CEO of MTO Säkerhet and senior consultant in MTO/HTO, human factors and safety culture.
She has a PhD in Psychology and will lead the course together with Oscar Arman.
Lena has extensive experience in training and advising managers and leaders in the aviation, railway and nuclear domain. She has also participated in several investigations of major accidents. Lena has published several articles on human factors and safety in peer reviewed publications, and is also author of the book ”Den (o)mänskliga faktorn”.
Oscar Arman has a MSc in MTO and Human Factors and will be the co-instructor together with Lena within the application of the HTO framework. He has led the course multiple times since 2019. Oscar also leads courses in accident investigation.
As an MTO consultant he has experience from several high risk industries such as aviation, nuclear, process industry and construction. In addition to leading and participating in projects within health and safety, safety management and accident investigation, Oscar has operational experience as a commercial airline pilot enabling an understanding of both strategic and operational risks related to the HTO framework.
About MTO Säkerhet
MTO Safety is an independent Swedish human factors and safety management consultancy company specialized in putting research and evidence-based knowledge into practical use in different domains of transportation and industry. A systemic approach is applied focusing on the interaction between Human – Technology - Organisation (HTO or MTO in Swedish). Application of human factors knowledge and methods from the behavioural sciences is used to improve safety, work environment and quality to develop safety culture, safety management and resilience.
Where and when
- 2-3th of February, 2022 – Course in Swedish
- 16-17th of March, 2022 – Course in English
Each day the course starts at approx. 9.00 AM and ends at 15.00 PM, CEST (Central European Standard Time) (GMT+1). Some minor changes of the hours might occur.
Platform: Microsoft Teams.
Course fee and terms of payment
The course comes with a SÄKU-member reduced fee of 8 400 SEK + VAT per participant.
Invoicing will be handled by MTO Säkerhet.
Please note that a registration is obligatory after you’ve received the confirmation email from MTO Säkerhet (i.e. when having registered you have agreed to the course fee and the terms below).
If you cancel your attendance 2-4 weeks prior to the course, you’ll have to pay 50 % of the course fee.
If you cancel your attendance less than 2 weeks prior to the course, you’ll have to pay 100 % of the course fee.
In case of rapid illness, MTO Säkerhet have the right to postpone the course and offer the course at new dates.
Register by using the buttom "Register!" above or below and you'll be sent to a site at MTO Säkerhet for registrating (for GDPR reasons).
Please note that a registration is obligatory after you’ve received the confirmation email from MTO Säkerhet (i.e. when having registered you have agreed to the payment terms above ).
After having registered
After the registration (the same day or a few days later) you’ll get a confirmation email from MTO Säkerhet together with further information.
After having registered (and the course is full)
If you have registered after all of the seats have been occupied, you’ll be put on a list with other attendees with the ambition to arrange the course on new dates during the spring of 2022. You’ll get an confirmation email concerning this with further information.
This registration will of course not be obligatory since the new dates haven’t been decided upon registration.
MTO Säkerhet will get in touch with you if a new course is possible to set up and with new dates for this.
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