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Work safety card - Frequently Asked Questions

Why is an occupational safety card / work safety card needed?

An occupational safety card or a work safety card is a certificate of one’s proficiency of occupational safety in common workplaces. Occupational safety card system heads to better cooperation of companies’ employees and supports familiarization in common workplaces. System gives a basic knowledge of work safety, decreases overlapping training, gets employees interested and motivated to work safety and decreases occupational accidents and dangerous situations in workplaces.

Who needs a work safety card?

Many companies require a work safety card to guarantee the safety of common workplaces. Specially many manufacturing companies, constructors and construction companies require the work safety card from their cooperation partners.

How does one get the work safety card?

To complete a work safety card it’s required to participate an eight-hour-training which includes an occupational safety card test.

Which areas should the holder of a work safety card master?

Work safety card training includes the basics of dangers of working environment and work safety in workplace. Into work safety card training can also be included sectoral work safety issues. Work safety card training consists of the following subfields Common workplace Common safety Introduction to work A safe working day in a common workplace Operating in an accident Work safety card test Get ready for the safety card test by familiarizing yourself to the work safety subfields, reading material about work safety and by practicing for the test on Trainify.fi service.

Does one have to take a training to get a work safety card?

Yes. To complete a work safety card it’s required to participate an eight-hour-training which includes an occupational safety card test.

Does one have to take a test to get a work safety card?

Yes. To complete a work safety card it’s required to participate an eight-hour-training which includes an occupational safety card test. How do I register for a work safety card training? Registration to work safety card training can be done on www.worksafetycard.fi.

What is the price of a work safety training?

The prices of the work safety card trainings are shown next to each listed work safety training. The work safety training can be paid for through online banking, with credit card or by cash before the test if cash option is availabe. Invoicing is also available through online payment option and by email for the companies. The receipt will be sent to your email.

I didn’t pass the work safety card test that was included in the work safety training. How can I register for a work safety renewal test?

To complete a work safety card renewal it’s required to participate an eight-hour-training which includes an occupational safety card test.

How can I prepare for the work safety training and the work safety test?

You can prepare yourself for the work safety training and work safety test by going profoundly through all subfields of work safety. You can also practice for the test on Trainify.fi. service.

What kind is the work safety test?

Work Safety Test consist of true/false statements.

Is the learning material included in the work safety training?

The learning material is included in the work safety training.

Does one have to prove his identity in the work safety training?

Every participant has to prove his identity in the work safety training.

What are acceptable forms of identification?

What are not acceptable forms of identification?

  • Expired driving licence, passport or ID card
  • Finnish Kela card with picture
  • Finnish military passport
  • Residency card (without passport)
  • Reception centre client card
  • Photocopies of ID cards, passports or other documents
  • Any form of identification on which it is easy to change the photo or is missing a name or a social security number

How does one prove that he has passed the work safety training?

Work safety card is the only official certificate of the passed work safety training. The official Work Safety Card will arrive within 2-4 weeks from the work safety card training day. The paper work safety training certificate does not compensate the work safety card. However, if there is a need for a work safety training certificate the paper certificate can be used until the work safety card has been received.

I have lost my Work Safety Card. What do I do?

If you have lost your Work Safety Card you can order another one from The Centre for Occupational Safety. Please order a new Work Safety Card here.

There is a spelling error on my Work Safety Card. What do I do?

If you notice a spelling error on your Work Safety Card, please contact your work safety instructor. Your work safety instructor can order you another Work Safety Card.

When the official Work Safety Card will arrive?

The official Work Safety Card will arrive within 2-4 weeks from the work safety card training day. If the participant hasn’t received the work safety card within two months he should contact the work safety instructor. If the problem can’t be solved with the instructor the participant should contact The Centre for Occupational Safety.

How long is the Work Safety Card valid?

Work Safety Card is valid for five years.

How can I renew my Work Safety Card after it has expired?

To complete the work safety card again it’s required to participate an eight-hour-training which includes an occupational safety card test.

Can I renew my Work Safety Card by taking only the work safety test?

To complete the work safety card again it’s required to participate an eight-hour-training which includes an occupational safety card test.

Who regulates the Occupational Safety Card / Work Safety Card system?

Occupational Safety Card / Work Safety Card system is regulated by The Centre for Occupational Safety, TTK, who also has a record of completed Work Safety Cards.

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