Communications 

Our Communications team answers journalists’ questions between 9.00 am and 4.00 pm from Monday to Friday at [email protected] Enquiries relating to occupational safety and health can be sent directly to occupational safety and health information officers at [email protected]  

If your enquiry relates to a specific case, such as your or your organisation’s licence, please call our customer service helpline to have your call forwarded to the correct person in our organisation. 

Customer service

Media enquiries

  • Regional Communications Managers:
    • Southern Finland: Johanna Koskela, tel. +358 (0)29 501 6131
    • 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)295 016 410
    • Western and Inland Finland: Esa Huolman, tel. 0295 018 484
    • Northern Finland: Alpo Merilä, tel. +358 (0)29 501 7530  
  • Occupational safety and health enquiries, tel. +358 (0)29 501 8546  
  • Head of Communications Jaana Lehtovirta, tel. +358 (0)29 501 6404 

Information about COVID-19 restrictions:

  • COVID-19 helpline: tel. +358 (0)29 501 6666 (Monday–Friday, 8.00–11.30 am and 12.30–4.00 pm), email: [email protected]  
  • Johanna Koskela, Tanja Railo and Jaana Lehtovirta (see contact information above) 

Photographs for the media  

Representatives of the media can download photographs at avi.kuvat.fi, 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  

Twitter  

  • Twitter: @AVItwiittaa   
  • Twitter: @tervettatyota  (Occupational Safety and Health Administration)  
  • Twitter: @saavutettava  (web accessibility)  
  • Twitter: @AVIrahanpesu  (enforcement of the Anti-Money Laundering Act)  
  • Twitter: @AVIKirjasto  (libraries)  
  • Twitter: @avikouluttaa  (education)  
  • Twitter: @AVItweetar  (Swedish-language education)  
  • Twitter: @esavisosiaali  (Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland, health and social services)  

Facebook  

  • 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   

Directors-General

  • Twitter: @soile_lahti  (Soile Lahti, Regional State Administrative Agency for Eastern Finland)  
  • Twitter: @KaisaAinasoja  (Kaisa Ainasoja, Regional State Administrative Agency for Lapland)  
  • Twitter: @TeSavolainen  (Terttu Savolainen, Regional State Administrative Agency for Northern Finland)  
  • Twitter: @MLuukanen  (Mikael Luukanen, Regional State Administrative Agency for Southwestern Finland) 
  • Twitter: @m_pukkinen  (Marko Pukkinen, Regional State Administrative Agency for Western and Inland Finland)  
  • Twitter: @MerjaEkqvist  (Merja Ekqvist, Regional State Administrative Agency for Southern Finland), Facebook: Director-General Merja Ekqvist