Safety, Health and Environment

Safety, Health and Environment

Scania works actively across its global organisation to create safe workplaces and to minimise its environmental impacts.

Central resources support the entire organisation, working together with local operations within our business and production units. With focus on the needs of the business our experts in the area engage in active dialogue with different levels of the organisation. The work is done cross functionally in teams that are put together to ensure broad competence.

The aim is to ensure a sustainable organisation with managers and employees who take personal responsibility.

Roles within Safety, Health and Environment

Work Environment Engineer

  • offers support, advice and participation with relation to customers’ systematic working environment initiatives
  • performs risk assessments and gives advice on the physical work environment for individuals, groups and for the entire organisation
  • works with collaborating with/supporting colleagues cross functionally, nationally and globally
  • Behaviourist
  • engages in strategic dialogue and gives operative support in the area of psychosocial work environment
  • prevents, evaluates and acts upon work-related psychosocial illness at an individual, group and organisational level
  • participates in work customisation and rehabilitation processes


  • conducts ergonomic risk assessments, monitoring and improvement work
  • provides education and information about work methods where the risk of overloading has been identified and can be prevented
  • participates in rehabilitation processes

Staff Medical Officer

  • participates in rehabilitation processes and evaluation of working ability
  • holds patients consultations
  • conducts legally required medical check-ups

Occupational Nurse

  • prevents, evaluates and acts upon work-related illnesses
  • conducts legally required medical check-ups and new employee check-ups
  • conducts individual consultations regarding lifestyle and health

Health Advisor

  • plans, performs and follows up on health promoting activities and projects
  • educates and lectures
  • performs surveying and mapping

Work areas within Scania

With 49,000 employees in 100 countries, we are strategically placed where our customers need us, wherever they operate.

Research and Development operations are based in Södertälje, with some 3,500 employees. Scania’s aim is to use customers’ specific needs to develop high-quality products, services and solutions with short lead times.

We have production units in seven countries in Europe and in Latin America, with some 12,400 employees working to ensure production, quality and delivery. There is a focus on continuous improvements within the areas of production, working environment and safety.

The IT area requires many resources and solid expertise in order to be able to deliver solutions to all parts of Scania’s operation.

Scania´s organisation also encompasses a wide variety of different areas of operation for conducting business affairs, selling products and services, and providing support to the organisation.