Inquiries relating to occupational safety and health can be sent directly to occupational safety and health information officers at [email protected] or  tel. +358 (0)29 501 7066. 

If your question concerns our website, please contact us by email at [email protected].

Our customer service will provide advice, if your enquiry relates to a specific case, such as your or your organisation’s licence. You will find the contact information for customer service on our website: Customer service.

Heads of communications:

  • Southern Finland: Tiia Tiesmäki, tel. +358 (0)29 501 6131; 
    Tiina Strand (Environmental Permits), tel. +358 (0)29 501 8837
  • Eastern Finland: Auli Posti, tel. +358 (0)29 501 6854
  • Lapland: Anne Leinonen, tel. +358 (0)29 501 7313
  • Southwestern Finland: Mari Kaarnavaara-Puutio, tel. +358 (0)29 501 6410
  • Western and Inland Finland:
    - 30.6. trainee Joel Länsimäki, tel. +358(0)29 501 8234 
    1.-31.7. management support, tel. +358(0)295 016 000
    1.8.- Mirella Kivelä, tel. +358(0)295 016 000
  • Northern Finland: Marjo Kemi, tel. +358(0)29 501 7071

[email protected]

Communications Specialists, administrative and development services:

  • Juhani Rasila, Graphic Planning Officer, tel. 0295 017 543
  • Tuula Räsänen, Information Officer, tel. 0295 016 858
  • Sonja Tanttari, Communications Specialist, tel. 0295 016 580
  • Taina Taskinen, Communications Specialist, Finnish language expert, web editor in chief, tel. 0295 018 544
  • Niklas Virkkula, Communications Assistant, tel. 0295 018 087

Photographs for the media  

Representatives of the media can download photographs at, including pictures of our Directors-General. Please do not manipulate our photographs for your own purposes without permission. Please also refrain from using them inappropriately or distastefully. Our photographs cannot be used for commercial purposes.  

Regional State Administrative Agencies on social media  

X (Twitter )

  • X (Twitter): @AVItwiittaa   
  • X (Twitter): @tervettatyota  (Occupational Safety and Health Administration)  
  • X (Twitter): @saavutettava  (web accessibility)  
  • X (Twitter): @AVIrahanpesu  (enforcement of the Anti-Money Laundering Act)  
  • X (Twitter): @avikouluttaa  (education and culture)  
  • X (Twitter): @RFVbildning  (Swedish-language education)  
  • X (Twitter): @ESAVIymparisto (Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland, environmental permits)


  • Facebook: Regional State Administrative Agencies   
  • Facebook: Occupational Safety and Health Administration   
  • Facebook: Regional State Administrative Agencies, youth work   
  • Facebook: Regional State Administrative Agencies, schools and nurseries   
  • Facebook: Regional State Administrative Agencies, libraries   
  • Facebook: Regional State Administrative Agencies, Swedish-language education

Other channels  

  • YouTube: Regional State Administrative Agencies   
  • LinkedIn: Regional State Administrative Agencies    
  • Instagram: Regional State Administrative Agencies


  • LinkedIn Markku Tervahauta, Regional State Administrative Agency for Eastern Finland
  • X (Twitter): @KaisaAinasoja  (Kaisa Ainasoja, Regional State Administrative Agency for Lapland)  
  • X (Twitter): @IlkkaHorelli  (Ilkka Horelli, Regional State Administrative Agency for Southwestern Finland) 
  • X (Twitter): @m_pukkinen  (Marko Pukkinen, Regional State Administrative Agency for Western and Inland Finland)  
  • X (Twitter): @MerjaEkqvist  (Merja Ekqvist, Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland), Facebook: Director-General Merja Ekqvist