Occupational safety and health country profile: Finland

Latest news

  1. Press release

    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.).

Laws and regulations

  1. Main laws


    National legislation

    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

  1. 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.



    Occupational injuries

    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

  1. ILO-CIS centres