Samuel Backman

Samuel Bäckman started working for Boliden at the smelter Rönnskärsverket in 2010 after studying fire protection engineering at Luleå University of Technology. The first year was spent working on Seveso-related chemical risk analysis before switching organization to Boliden Mines.

Since 2011 he’s been working as a development engineer at Boliden Mines Health & Safety department with focus on fire safety and emergency preparedness both for underground operations as well as open pit mines. A recent area of interest with many challenges ahead is fire safety related to automation and battery vehicles.

During this period, he’s also been part of the fire safety group connected to the Swedish industry association of mines and mineral producers, Svemin.