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A list and classification of platform companies that mediate work available in Finland
The number of recognized occupational disease cases in the working-age population started to increase with COVID-19 infections. Noise-induced hearing loss remains the most commonly recognized occupational disease in the working-age population. Occupational diseases are recognized especially in manufacturing, construction and agriculture, forestry and fishing.
The Working Hours Act was reformed in early 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic and the related exceptional conditions had an immense impact on work in the social welfare and health care sector. How did working time in the social welfare and health care sector change in 2019–2021?
Mental well-being is one of the cornerstones of work ability, but mental health disorders remain a significant challenge for work life. In the Work-Life Knowledge service, you can find diverse information on the prevalence of mental health disorders, risk factors and resource factors.
Occupational safety and health measures are carried out by the Occupational Safety and Health Divisions of Regional State Administrative Agencies and the work is coordinated by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health.
The COVID-19 pandemic significantly increased remote work in municipal sector professions, affecting commuting methods and the environmental load caused by commuting.
The COVID-19 pandemic increased stress or strain in several professions in the municipal sector.
The Working Life Barometer by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment has studied experiences of occupational burnout since 2019.
Green transition and climate change bring about new skill requirements in work life
Experiences of work engagement is common in all sectors
In work outside the workplace, regular communications is a key means of supporting the staff's safety and well-being at work
Well-being at work experiences, such as work engagement, job burnout symptoms, job boredom and work addiction vary somewhat between industrial sectors.
The most important factors that predict a mental health diagnosis given by occupational health care are age, gender, melancholy thoughts, intense feelings of stress and recurring feelings of daytime tiredness.
Ageing in shift work is particularly detrimental to the quality of sleep, and various illnesses among older employees are becoming more common. The Finnish Institute of Occupational Health recommends providing older employees with better opportunities to reduce the number of night shifts and long working times.
Approximately every second workplace has recognized the effects of climate change at the workplace, but they have not been dealt with from the point of view of occupational safety
The air quality sampling and biomonitoring performed by the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health in 2016-2019 revealed high concentrations of dust and certain heavy metals in large and medium-sized industrial and productional workplaces.
Long sickness absences have been studied widely, but there is little research data available on short sickness absences even though the impacts of short sickness absences on daily life, coping at work and expenses are significant.
The increase is mainly due to the increased numbers of employees in the mining industry in Northern Finland. The number of people exposed to asbestos almost tripled during the review period.
In 2017–2019, the short sickness absences of substitutes in the health and social services sector settled at the level of 3–5%. The year 2020 was exceptional as the number of short sickness absences of substitutes exceeded that of permanent employees.
In 2020, municipal employees were on average 16.7 days absent from work due to their own illness.
The Kunta10 survey reveals that municipal employees were, for the most part, fairly satisfied with their work life in the past year, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Although the year was difficult, positive trends were seen in several areas of work life.
Monimuotoisuuden ja yhdenvertaisuuden arvostaminen on nostettu laajasti esille organisaatioiden strategioihin ja suunnitelmiin. Tämä ilmenee henkilöstöalan ammattilaisille suunnatun Monimuotoisuusbarometrin tuloksista.
Key factors for managing the situation include communication, remaining vigilant and caring. These are some of the findings included in the open-ended answers of the Occupational safety and health panel targeted to occupational safety officers and representatives.
Supervisors in social welfare and health care receive positive feedback regarding their leadership. The majority of employees consider the nature of their leadership to be fair and coaching.
The City of Helsinki as an example of shift planning that promotes recovery
Customer violence burdens the young in particular in the municipal sector
The Abilitator is a self-assessment method of work ability and functional capacity based on the respondent’s own assessment of their situation.
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