Notification of suspected health hazard
Suspected health hazards must be reported primarily to the owner or holder of the premises. The suspicion may concern e.g. indoor air, cleanliness or temperature.
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If a person carrying on a trade is located in another country within the European Economic Area and provides services in Finland on a temporary basis, they are subject to the same obligations as a trader established in Finland.
Notify primarily the owner or holder of the premises in question of suspected health hazards. With regard to housing, you can also report a suspected health hazard to the housing company or housing manager.
If the owner or holder of the premises does not take your notification into account, or if you disagree about the necessary measures, you can submit a notification to the municipal health protection authority.
If the suspected health risk is related to your own food business, report it via the ilppa e-service.
The service is free of charge.
Service background and legislation
Suspected health hazards may concern indoor air, cleanliness, temperature, humidity, light and noise in apartments or other facilities. Such facilities include schools, day-care centres, sheltered houses, swimming pools, gyms and beauty clinics.
Suspected health hazards must always be reported primarily to the owner or holder of the premises. If the owner or holder of the premises does not take your notification into account, or if you disagree about the necessary measures, the notification must be submitted to the health protection authority of the municipality in which the premises are located.
Anyone can submit a notification of suspected health hazard.