The three-year study (Metsä-project) begun in the beginning of 2016. Its aim is to promote work ability and work well-being among employees and entrepreneurs of forest machine and logging companies.
The research evaluates the effectiveness of work wellbeing investments and health promotion activities on improving work ability and work wellbeing and their impact on companies’ success.
Professor Clas-Håkan Nygård, clas-hakan.nygard(at)uta.fi, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Tampere
Anna Siukola, anna.siukola(at)uta.fi, University of Tampere
Heikki Karinen, heikki.karinen(at)uta.fi, University of Tampere
Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences, University of Tampere (Jukka Uitti, Virpi Liukkonen)
Tampere University of Applied Sciences (Kimmo Vänni)
The study is financed by The Finnish Work Environment Fund and by Metsämiesten Säätiö Foundation. The Trade Association of Finnish Forestry and Earth Moving Contractors and the Woodworker’s Union are partners in the project.