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01/30/2018

The Infoline is not available on January 31

The Infoline and e-mail of the Labour Inspectorate will not work on January 31.

01/09/2018

The Infoline is not available on January 10 and 12

The Infoline of the Labour Inspectorate will not work on January 10 and 12.

11/24/2017

The Infoline is not available on November 30 and December 1

The Infoline of the Labour Inspectorate will not work on November 30 and December 1.

11/08/2017

New forms of work as well as occupational health and safety will be discussed in Tallinn today within the framework of Estonia’s presidency of the European Union

In collaboration with the Ministry of Social Affairs, the Labor Inspectorate is holding a SLIC (Senior Labor Inspectors Committee) thematic day and an occupational health and safety conference “New forms of work and occupational health and safety”.

09/20/2017

Chemicals in a workplace must be used according to instructions

The Labour Inspectorate carried out an inspection of enterprises that use biocidal products. In the process of target inspection, 19 establishments were visited. 46 verbal recommendations were made to employers, a total of 63 violations were...

09/12/2017

The Infoline is not available on September 15

The Infoline of the Labour Inspectorate will not work on September 15.

09/12/2017

Web sites and e-services under maintenance on September 14

Labour Inspectorate’s web site ti.ee and portal tööelu.ee are not available on September 14, from 19-23 due to maintenance. E-services are also not available during that time period. Sorry for the inconveniences.

08/28/2017

The Infoline is not available on August 29 and August 30

The Infoline and admission offices of the Labour Inspectorate will not work on August 29 and August 30.

08/16/2017

Labour Inspectorate Relocates to Mustamägi

Starting from September 1st, the Tallinn offices of Labour Inspectorate and Tallinn labour dispute committees will welcome all visitors at Mäealuse 2/2, on the territory of science park Tehnopol. The first reception of the counselling lawyer, and the...

08/15/2017

Labour Inspectorate: The Number of Fatal Work Accidents Has Notably Decreased

During the first seven months of this year, 2,935 occupational accidents have been registered in Estonia. 2,264 of these were minor and 670 severe. One work accident was fatal. During the same period last year, 2,943 work accidents had been reported,...

06/26/2017

The Labour Inspectorate Ended the Misdemeanour Procedure Concerning Newspaper Kids

The misdemeanour procedure concerning newspaper kids, initiated against Ekspress Meedia AS by the Labour Inspectorate, has now been ended on the principle of opportunity, meaning that no punishment was imposed.

06/19/2017

The Infoline of the Labour Inspectorate will work on June 22 until 13.00

The Infoline and admission offices of the Labour Inspectorate will work on June 22 until 13.00 and will not be available on June 23 and 24. The customers’ e-mails will also not be responded to on these dates.

06/02/2017

Safety on construction sites needs greater attention

The Labour Inspectorate checked 66 construction sites across Estonia. The inspectors detected 130 violations, five of which resulted in a misdemeanour procedure. Only four construction sites were fully compliant with the regulations.

05/29/2017

The Infoline is not available on June 2

The Infoline of the Labour Inspectorate is exceptionally not available on June 2.

04/28/2017

Occupational accidents are often caused by insufficient instruction and training

28 April was the international occupational health and safety day when people remembered those who have died or been injured in occupational accidents and attention was brought on dangers in the work environment. In Estonia, almost every fourth...

04/28/2017

Labour Inspectorate’s Information line will not answer calls on May 1

Inspectorate is closed on May 1. The information line is closed and there are no consultations.

04/25/2017

Labour Inspectorate: Flexible working hours require reasonable balance between work and rest

New forms of working time, changed working time, its effect on working and on the worker’s health and other similar topics were discussed at the international occupational health and safety conference titled “Does time kill?” held on 25 April. It was...

04/17/2017

Labor Inspectorate’s campaign calls attention to safety in working with machinery

Today marks the kick-off of the “Know your rights – notice danger” campaign which draws attention to risks in machinery and equipment based work and calls upon employers and employees alike to be aware of dangers and prevent accidents at work.

04/12/2017

Labour Inspectorate’s Information line will not answer calls on April 14

The information line is open on April 13 until 15:00. There are also no consultations on that day. Labour Inspectorate is closed on Good Friday, April 14. The information line is closed and there are no consultations.

03/14/2017

Last year had the biggest incidence of accidents at work in the past decade

The Labour Inspectorate registered 5082 accidents at work last year. Due to accidents at work, roughly 1.3 million work hours were forfeited in Estonia.