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Dialogue enhances occupational safety

When we talk about work and how it could be improved, the discussions
increasingly touch upon occupational safety. In line with Fingrid’s safety theme for 2022, occupational safety is created by individuals and teams.

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Work risk assessment helps prevent accidents

When the risks of work are assessed, the work is broken down into smaller components, and consideration is given to how the work can be done safely. Fingrid requires work risk assessments to be carried out on its worksites.

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Working on occupational safety

Safety supervisor ensures that the work on a transmission line worksite goes smoothly.
“Foresight and planning are absolutely essential for safety. Employees need the correct equipment, information, and expertise to work safely,” says Safety Supervisor Lauri Tolpanniemi.

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Good practices and things to develop

Occupational safety is always in the spotlight at Fingrid. It is developed in collaboration with service providers.
“Everyone should get home from work healthy. That is why we aim for zero accidents,” says Fingrid´s Timo Kiiveri, Senior Vice President.

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Occupational safety in 2021

Last year, a record 1.86 million hours of work was done on Fingrid’s worksites thanks to the large number of investment projects. The number of severe workplace accidents decreased substantially, and the frequency of occupational accidents decreased slightly.

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Liekkiloukku smothers fires involving liquids

A new type of Liekkiloukku (flame trap) cover solution has been completed at the transformer shield pool at Fingrid’s Ulvila substation. This is an innovative way to putting out liquid fires caused by accidents.

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Safety walks and audits develop occupational safety

During the coronavirus pandemic, efforts are being made to avoid contact. However, this has not prevented Fingrid from safely arranging worksite audits and safety walks. The prevailing situation has also encouraged us to experiment with virtual worksite visits.

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Extra safety for work at height at substations

In spring, Fingrid initiated a project aiming to improve the safety of employees working at height at substations. The objective is to find areas for improvement in structures that can be climbed for trials and identify good practices for working at height.

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