Personnel rooms

Personnel rooms -ingressi

Personnel rooms include spaces reserved for eating, changing and washing as well as toilets, rest areas and on-call rooms. It is the employer’s responsibility to provide enough of these facilities to accommodate their entire personnel.

Personnel rooms - Yleistä

Personnel rooms are places of rest and refreshment.

Every workplace must have, or have easy access to,

  • decent toilet facilities
  • an adequate supply of drinking water
  • an area reserved and furnished for eating
  • a refrigerator and a microwave oven for storing and heating food and drinks brought in by employees
  • an easily accessible space for changing and, if necessary, drying clothes
  • a lockable space for storing clothes and personal effects (such as a locker)
  • clean water and decent washing facilities, or if dictated by special circumstances, a sufficient number of washing and drying accessories, or a heated washroom or a sauna with a shower or some other source of hot water, and
  • if dictated by special circumstances, on-call rooms or other spaces where employees can rest, take breaks or wait if they cannot do so in their office.