Health certificate for those working with foodstuffs

According the Section 56 of the Infectious Diseases Act (1227/2016) employers whose duties involve the handling of unpacked foods that will be served unheated must to provide a reliable assessment (a health certificate) that they are not infected with Salmonella. The health assessment involves an interview with the healthcare staff.  If necessary, a salmonella test will be conducted. The assessment is available at occupational healthcare services and healthcare centres.

The in-house control plan (own-check plan) must include the required information on salmonella testing and health certificates for those working with food

Read more about requirements regarding the personnel from Ruokavirasto's (Finnish Food Authority) Guide Section 4, please.

Environment Office of the Oulu Region

Visiting address
Solistinkatu 2
90140 Oulu

Postal address
Environment Office of the Oulu Region
PO Box 34
90015 City of Oulu

Telephone number
(08) 558 410 (switchboard)
044 703 6700 (environmental health care helpline, weekdays 9-15)
044 703 6790 (environmental protection helpline and supervision number, weekdays 9-15)

E-mail address

(08) 557 1490

Hailuoto, Kempele, Liminka, Lumijoki, Muhos, Oulu, Tyrnävä