The Infoline and e-mail of the Labour Inspectorate will not work on January 31. We apologise for the inconvenience!
The Infoline of the Labour Inspectorate will not work on January 10 and 12. We apologise for the inconvenience!
The Infoline of the Labour Inspectorate will not work on November 30 and December 1. We apologise for the inconvenience!
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”. During the conference in Tallinn, experts, practitioners, social partners and scientists will be discussing how European high occupational health and safety standards can be ensured and followed at a time when work content, working environment and the relevant habits have changed. The conference is held in Radisson Blu Hotel Olympia and starts...
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 indicated in the inspection report and a precept was drawn up on seven violations. Tallinn and Harju County had the highest number of enterprises visited. Biocide is a substance or mixture that is used with a purpose of destroying or repelling harmful organisms. For example, biocidal products are used in disinfectants, preservatives and pest control....
The Infoline of the Labour Inspectorate will not work on September 15. We apologise for the inconvenience!
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 first meeting of the labour dispute committee, shall take place at the new office on September 5th. Starting from August 16th until the end of the month, there will be no lawyer’s counselling in Tallinn due to moving. The relocation does not affect the work of the lawyer’s infoline, and you are welcome to consult via phone 640 6000 on each...
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, 2,346 of which were minor, 580 severe, and 17 people had lost their lives. The sphere with the most work accidents this year has been the manufacturing of metal products, followed by national defence and trade. The safest sphere was fishery where no accidents have been reported. During the first half of this year, only one work accident had...
The Infoline and admission offices of the Labour Inspectorate will not work on August 29 and August 30. We apologise for the inconvenience!
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. The Inspectorate is of the opinion that newspaper kids who were working near Järve Keskus last summer can be treated as employees as defined in the Employment Contracts Act, and they did not engage in easy work in the field of culture, arts, sports, or advertising, which are allowed to 7-12-year-old children. Yet, the Labour Inspectorate finds that imposing a punishment on Ekspress...