The study focuses on the representation of workers’ interests in health and safety as experienced by representatives themselves, by their fellow workers and by their employers and managers. It is based on in-depth interviews with these participants in 143 different establishments in seven EU member states: Belgium, Estonia, Greece, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.
This review shall provide a detailed overview of the changes on the Estonian labour market in 2012 and shall also provide a comparison with other countries.
As indicated above, society’s attitude towards the employment of the elderly needs to be changed. To increase the employment of the elderly, it is important to combine the improvement of health, change attitudes, encourage lifelong learning and adjust the workplaces and the working time of the elderly in such a manner that they fit the needs of the employee.
The survey was commissioned by Ministry of Social Affairs. The summary reports the results of the survey - spread of dangerous chemicals, awareness of handling requirements and working environment related activities in Estonia.
Health in the Baltic Countries 2015
The report is the 24th edition of the series and is aimed at providing a basis for the comparison of health statistics of the three Baltic states – Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The report presents an overview of the Baltics’ health-related indicators in 2015 compared with previous years.
The document talks about alcohol market, consumption and harms in Estonia and discusses negative consequences for society related to alcohol consumption, inhabitants’ attitudes towards national alcohol policy and presents alcohol statistics in the Nordic countries and Baltic states.
This document is compiled by specialists of National Institute for Health Development, in collaboration with Ministry of Social Affairs and Statistics Estonia. The document summarizes selected data on health and wellbeing in Estonia, in comparison with European Union (EU-27)
average. The aim is to present comparable and standardized health indicators. This information gives input to the regional planning of services for improving the health and well-being of inhabitants.