Occupational safety and health country profile: Finland
Finland joins ILO occupational safety and health programme
27 November 2014
ILO Director-General Guy Ryder welcomes Finland’s support as a founding member for its new global OSH initiative.
International labour standards
Ratification of ILO conventions
Database on international labour standards
Provides access to the latest information on ILO international labour standards on OSH (such as ratification information, reporting requirements, comments of the ILO's supervisory bodies, etc.).
Policies and programmes
Policies for the work environment and well-being at work until 2020
Source: Ministry of Social Affairs and Health
National occupational safety and health profile
Northern Dimension Area
Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, the Russian Federation
Laws and regulations
National labour legislation database
Includes abstracts of OSH legislation and citation information. Full text of laws or a relevant source is linked to the records, when available.
Authorities and bodies
Ministry of Social Affairs and Health
The Department for Occupational Safety and Health guides the Regional State Administrative Agencies' divisions of occupational safety and health, prepares and develops OSH legislation and policy and is in charge of international cooperation in the field of OSH.
The Department for Promotion of Welfare and Health promotes welfare and social inclusion as well as the population's health and functional capacity.
Database of labour statistics
Contains annual data collected mainly through the ILO yearly questionnaire. It covers a wide range of topics including occupational injuries.
Information and advisory services