TVK is the official authority for statistics on occupational accidents and diseases in Finland.

Basic statistical data on the previous year’s occupational accidents are published in February of the following year. In addition, more detailed analyses on precisely defined topical themes are published during February–August. The analyses examine the most recent numbers from the previous year and any changes in them.

The number of occupational accidents rose more in 2022 than expected

In 2022, a total of 114 600 accidents involving employees occurred, of which 92 000 were occupational accidents and 22 600 were commuting accidents. The number of occupational accidents rose by 1,6% and the number of commuting accidents rose by as much as 23,5% from the previous year.

Read more: News 4.4.2023