Welcome to the new NIVA!

  We hope you like our new website and our new look! The year 2015 is a year of renewal for us. In addition to the facelift you are witnessing, we are also moving our office to new premises this fall. Our tight connection to FIOH will remain and we will be sharing space on a … Continued

Global warming affects working life at all latitudes.

Blog post by Hannu Rintamäki / Finnish Institute for Occupational Health http://www.ttl.fi/en/news Global warming is unavoidably increasing. The Northern hemisphere is heating up even faster than the Southern hemisphere. Yet cold is still the major problem at work in the North and, quite paradoxically, more workers than previously risk exposure to cold weather, writes Hannu Rintamäki, … Continued

Release your creative skills by colouring!

Blog post by Minna Huotilainen / The Finnish Institute for Occupational Health http://www.ttl.fi/en/news Colouring during intensive listening tasks can improve your focus and concentration. Why not have some colouring books and pens in your coffee room at work? A few minutes of colouring is also a fun way to relax and create positive energy! writes … Continued

The winner of a NIVA course at WORK2015 conference

  The lucky winner of a NIVA course is Jaana-Piia Mäkiniemi, Project Manager at The University of Tampere, School of Management, The Research and Education Centre Synergos, The Wellbeing at Work Research Group. The price covers the course fee as well as the accommodation with full board, and Jaana-Piia is free to choose one of … Continued

Bærekraft er veien vi går

The Secretary General’s blog norden.org/the-secretary-generals-blog/ Blogginnlegg 03/02/2015 Et bærekraftig samfunn er ikke et fjernt mål som vår etterslekt kanskje når. Bærekraft må bli veien vi går. Dersom vi ikke bremser den negative utviklingen verden er inne i, vil vi om 15 år ha behov for to planeter for å dekke vårt ressursbehov. Det sier seg … Continued