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Values, Mission, Vision


  • With inspection activity and informing the general public we help contribute to improvement of the quality of working life.



  • The Labour Inspectorate is a reliable and dignified national authority, the aim and activities of which are clear and transparent to clients.

  • We have an overview of work environment and the situation of accidents at work and work-related accidents in Estonia.

  • The Labour Inspectorate is an active provider with information concerning labour relations and work environment.

  • The training and information events, organised by us, consider the needs of our clients and are of high quality.

  • Inspectors are competent and render advice on improvement of work environment and communicate best practices. However, inspectors are demanding and consistent eliminating essential shortcomings. Effective work arrangement enables inspectors to have a better overview of what is taking place.

  • Working at the Labour Inspectorate is rewarding, we have a friendly staff with positive attitude to life, our conditions of work are good and our work is interesting and well-organised.

  • We are open to innovation; we actively exchange information with international organisations in the field and Labour Inspectorates of other countries.


Core values

  • Competence

  • Consideration

  • Ethics

  • Innovation