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Health

Updated 22.11.2021

The number of workers exposed to carcinogens has increased during years 2010–2019

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.

Updated 22.11.2021

Occupational exposure to carcinogenic substances

Learn more about the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health’s ASA register data during years 2010-2019.

Updated 27.5.2021

Workplace accidents

Workplace accidents 2014 - 2019

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 17.3.2021

Recognized occupational diseases in the working-age population

Which different factors contribute to the frequency of different occupational diseases? How are these diseases spread geographically? FIOH's statistics provide interesting insight into the matter.

Updated 27.1.2021

Municipal work and employee well-being

Results of the Kunta10 study from 2016, 2018 and 2020

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 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.