What does an AMO-stud do?
An AMO-stud is a working environment representative for students. There should be at least one working environment representative per department. The area of activity for the AMO-stud is the working environment in which the students at the department spend their time.
Some of the rights of AMO-studs are:
- To receive training within the areas of the working environment and the environment as well as Equal Opportunities. This primarily involves legislation, local regulations, Linköping University's organisation in the areas of the working environment and environmental issues and also systematic working environment work.
- To be continually and in good time informed of changes that are important from a working environment and environmental point of view.
- Taking into account confidentiality legislation, to study the documents and obtain the general information that is important from a working environment and environmental point of view.
- To request the carrying out of a working environment round or other inspection and a check of the working environment conditions within teaching premises or any other area used by students within the activity area.
- To take part in the working environment round.
- To contact the Student Health Service, the Student Working Environment Council, the institutions concerned or those responsible for the working environment and environment at the university and also at other premises or central bodies in order to obtain assistance in investigating the working environment and environmental conditions within his/her area of activity.
- To request that a certain environmental issue is dealt with by local and central bodies.
- To receive support from the central working environment representative (CAMO-stud) in their work.
- To obtain a certificate from the University after completing a task.
Some of the obligations of AMO-studs are:
- To represent the students within their areas of activity.
- To stay informed and up-to-date on working environment conditions within their area of activity.
- To be aware of the Environmental Code, Work Environment Act and other legislation and regulations of relevance for the task.
- To be aware of the students’ unions’ and Linköping University’s local guidelines and policies with regard to the working environment and the environment.
- To work towards satisfactory working environment conditions and sustainable development in accordance with legislation and the university and students’ unions’ local guidelines.
- To work towards students becoming interested in and taking part in the University’s endeavours to create a good working environment and sustainable development.
- Informing the students at the department about the content and significance of working environment work.
- To promote working environment work to the students at the department.
- To have good communication with the departmental board with regard to working environment issues.
- To gather and report shortcomings in the working environment that been put forward by the students in the department.
- To take the initiative in bringing attention to shortcomings in the working environment as quickly as possible and monitoring how shortcomings brought attention to are remedied.
- To assist in passing on any notifications of near-accidents or accidents.
- To assist in passing on cases that involve discrimination, harassment or suchlike.
- To observe the duty of confidentiality in sensitive areas within the task.
- To take part in conferences and meetings with the staff’s working environment representative (AMO) and, where necessary, working with the staff's AMO.
- To take part in meetings with local representatives for your course, your subject or institution with regard to working environment issues.
Last updated: 2017-06-28