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Newsletter 1/2020

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Guidelines for workers to prevent coronavirus infection

The Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (FIOH) advises health care personnel and others whose work may bring them into contact with individuals contracted the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on how to protect themselves. Those working in, for example, the travel and cleaning industry may encounter infected individuals.



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FIOH to be in charge of co-ordinating European occupational safety and health network in Finland

As of 1.1.2020, Finland’s National Focal Point of EU-OSHA, the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work, is to be managed by FIOH (Finnish Institute of Occupational Health).

The Ministry of Social Affairs and Health was previously responsible for the centre

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New eLearning course to help organizations to support recovery from work

Recovery from work means letting your brain, body and mind take a break from work and recuperate. Recovery from work is essential for having the energy to do one’s job well and live a full and balanced life. Recovery prevents the accumulation of stress and the negative effects it has on health. FIOH has launched a new eLearning course.

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Work-life Knowledge Service is now available in English

The Work-life Knowledge Service is now available in English. The service provides open knowledge on work-life phenomena and interaction between work and well-being.

Check out Work-life Knowledge at for more information.


NIVA courses on occupational health

Alternative Assessment and Substitution of Dangerous Substances at Workplaces

21st – 23rd of April 2020, Helsinki, Finland
More information and registration

The Economics of Occupational Safety and Health

27th – 29th of April 2020
Malmö, Sweden
More information and registration


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