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Welcome to the press room of the University of Borås. If you want to come in contact with any expert or specialist in our research and education areas please contact our press contacts.

The greater part of the material shown centrally at the website of the university is free to be published. In the photo library there are high resolution photos for downloading which are free for publication, however the photographer’s name must always be stated, and preferably the source as well.

Rescue exercise

2019-06-20

Collaboration to increase safety around the Baltic Sea

Oil leaks, chemical emissions, or fires in a port can have significant consequences for both people and the environment. In the EU project named Hazard, the countries around the Baltic Sea have worked to increase safety and mitigate the effects of major events. Sweden's part of the project has been led by the University of Borås.

Many ports handle different types of dangerous goods and they are close to residential areas. When significant incidents occur, the countries' emergency services need to work together; to mitigate the consequences, they need to work quickly and efficiently.

The EU project Hazard has been led by the Finnish University of Turku. Nearly 30 higher education institutions, rescue services, ports and related organisations from around the Baltic Sea area have participated as partners.


Annie Andreasson och Anna Kjellsson

Ann-Christine Andreasson 
Director of Communications
Telephone: 033-435 40 22
Mobile: 0708-17 41 22
Email: ann-christine.andreasson@hb.se

Anna Kjellsson
Communications officer and media contact
Mobile: 073-4612001
E-mail: anna.kjellsson@hb.se

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