Updated 15.9.2021

Substitutes in the health and social services sector provide a stable labour reserve in exceptional circumstances

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.

Updated 14.6.2021

Aivotyö kuormittaa ja innostaa joka alalla

Nykyajan työ on ennen kaikkea kognitiivista työtä eli aivotyötä. Myös monet perinteisesti fyysiset työtehtävät muokkautuvat digiajan olosuhteissa kognitiiviseen suuntaan.

Updated 19.4.2021

Exposure to causes of occupational diseases continues in work life

The number of recognized occupational diseases in the working-age population continues to decrease. The decrease in the number of cases is explained by the reduced number of cases of noise-induced hearing loss and asbestos-related diseases in particular. However, exposure to the causes of occupational diseases still occurs frequently in many work-related duties.

Updated 15.3.2021

Funding and costs of occupational health care

Employers and employees pay 99.4% of the costs of occupational health care

Updated 5.3.2021

Perceived stress during the COVID-19 epidemic varied by occupation among municipal employees – remote work was linked to higher satisfaction

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.

Updated 25.1.2021

Monimuotoisuutta ja yhdenvertaisuutta tulee edistää organisaation kaikilla tasoilla

Monimuotoisuuden ja yhdenvertaisuuden arvostaminen on nostettu laajasti esille organisaatioiden strategioihin ja suunnitelmiin. Tämä ilmenee henkilöstöalan ammattilaisille suunnatun Monimuotoisuusbarometrin tuloksista.

Updated 9.12.2020

Great differences in the involvement of occupational safety and health in managing the COVID-19 situation

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.

Updated 20.10.2020

Noise-induced hearing loss is still the most common confirmed occupational disease

Approximately one fourth of the confirmed occupational diseases are recognized after the working career has ended

Updated 7.10.2020

Coaching leadership praised in social welfare and health care

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.

Updated 7.10.2020

Assessment ensures more efficient implementation

Development of the implementation of multidisciplinary work ability and employment support services for people of working age requires extensive impact and effectiveness assessment

Updated 12.3.2020

Disability pension and work’s loading factors

Compare disability pension caused by knee and hip arthrosis by occupation

Updated 16.5.2019

Shift intervals that are too short for recovery must be reduced

The City of Helsinki as an example of shift planning that promotes recovery

Updated 10.4.2019

Customer violence burdens the young in particular in the municipal sector

Customer violence burdens the young in particular in the municipal sector

Updated 12.3.2019

Abilitator indicates the functional capacity of those in a difficult labour market position

The Abilitator is a self-assessment method of work ability and functional capacity based on the respondent’s own assessment of their situation.

Updated 12.3.2019

Occupational accidents - the vision of zero accidents

Occupational accidents - the vision of zero accidents

Updated 12.3.2019

More than 1,500 cases of occupational disease are confirmed each year

The number of confirmed cases of occupational disease decreased by approximately one-fourth in 2011–2015.