Swedish Accident Investigation Authority

The Swedish Accident Investigation Authority (Swedish: Statens haverikommission, or SHK, in English formerly the Swedish Accident Investigation Board) is a Swedish government agency tasked with investigating all types of serious civil or military accidents that can occur on land, on the sea or in the air. Incidents are also to be investigated if there was a serious risk of an accident.[2] Its headquarters are in Stockholm.[3]

Swedish Accident Investigation Authority
Statens haverikommission
Official logo.
Agency overview
Formed1 July 1978[1]
HeadquartersSveavägen 151, Stockholm, Sweden
Agency executive
  • Hans Ytterberg, Director General
Parent departmentMinistry of Justice
Key document
Websitewww.havkom.se/en/

Director Generals

Director Generals:[1]

  • 1978-07-01 – 1987-06-30 – Göran Steen
  • 1987-07-01 – 1997-05-29 – Olof Forssberg
  • 1997-05-30 – 1997-06-08 – S-E Sigfridsson (acting)
  • 1997-06-09 – 2002-01-06 – Ann-Louise Eksborg
  • 2002-01-07 – 2004-01-31 – Lena Svenaeus
  • 2004-02-01 – 2004-05-31 – Carin Hellner (acting)
  • 2004-04-01 – 2011-04-17 – Åsa Kastman Heuman
  • 2011-04-18 – present – Hans Ytterberg

Notable investigations

See also

References

  1. "Historik" [History] (in Swedish). Swedish Accident Investigation Authority. Retrieved 29 November 2016.
  2. Swedish Accident Investigation Board website
  3. "Contact Us Archived 2012-04-06 at the Wayback Machine." Swedish Accident Investigation Authority. Retrieved on 4 May 2013. "Visitors: Sveavägen 151" - Map


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