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Työyhteisö toimistotöissä Article

Healthy working life barometer: 47% think Finnish working life is healthy - CEOs have a rosier view of the state of working life than HR managers and supervisors

Terveystalo's annual Healthy Working Life Barometer surveyed the state of Finnish working life, the ability of organisations to respond to changing working life and the role of occupational health in working life.

Näin Suomi voi -analyysi Article

Näin Suomi voi - a review of the health of working-age people

In 2023, Finland returned to pre-Covid19 levels of morbidity. However, Terveystalo's data on "Näin Suomi voi (How Finland is doing)"* reveals a significant change in the nature of sickness absence, which reflects a change in the culture of work performance management and a change in the way work is done. Despite the decline in sickness absence rates, the poor general health of the working-age population is a cause for concern for health professionals.

True or false: sleep deprivation causes more road accidents than alcohol Article

True or false: sleep deprivation causes more road accidents than alcohol

True. There is also less awareness of the risk of accidents caused by sleep deprivation, which makes driving while tired insidiously dangerous. What level of drunkenness is equivalent to one night's sleep? Matleena Näppilä, occupational health physician at Terveystalo.

Mies ja kaksi naista ovat kahvitauolla ja nauravat Article

The same friendship phenomena are repeated in workplaces as in schools for children

We want to feel accepted and seen as ourselves, whether we are children or adults. With a best friend, this can feel stronger than in a large group, but in the workplace, heart-to-heart friendships can also pose challenges.

Terveystalo´s new centre of transport medicine promotes professional drivers' work ability Article

Terveystalo´s new centre of transport medicine promotes professional drivers' work ability

The transport and logistics sector is a major employer in long-distance Finland. Ensuring the well-being and fitness for work of professional drivers requires special knowledge of their needs and the nature of their work, which is why Terveystalo is now establishing a multi-professional centre for transport medicine to serve the transport and logistics sector. The new centre aims to find ways to address the main health risks for professional drivers, which are associated with musculoskeletal and lifestyle diseases.

Sleep - a critical cornerstone of lifestyle change Article

Sleep - a critical cornerstone of lifestyle change

Sleep affects every aspect of our bodies, from the brain to physical performance. Because of its holistic nature, its importance in lifestyle change is undeniable. Eevert Partinen, a doctor and a sleep specialist at Terveystalo, explains how sleep is linked to key lifestyle diseases and how it affects our daily activities.

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