Environmental Health Committee
On this page
The Environmental Health Committee is responsible for preventing and reducing health hazards and harm caused by the human environment, and to promote the health and well-being of the population by monitoring and improving the health of the environment.
The Environmental Health Committee operates as a common institution and it is responsible for managing environmental health in accordance with the Local Government Act. The committee acts as a health protection authority in accordance with Section 7 of the Health Protection Act, as a municipal supervisory authority in accordance with Section 16 of the Consumer Safety Act, and it is responsible for the tasks specified in the Food Act, the Tobacco Act and the Veterinary Care Act. The committee also acts as the licensing and supervisory authority on the sale of nicotine products.
- Chairperson Aaltonen Esa (email@example.com), alternate member Salminen Ritva (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Vice-chairperson Virtanen Simo, alternate member Laine Tino
- Member Nevavuori Jari (email@example.com), alternate member Jaakkola Heidi
- Member Virtanen Lasse, alternate member Sainio Essi (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Member Savela Hanna-Kaisa, alternate member Heinonen Pasi
- Member Niemi Susanna, alternate member Tuusa Sari (email@example.com)
- Member Nikkarla Touko (firstname.lastname@example.org), alternate member Hyytiäinen Mikko
- Member Jaakola Timo, alternate member Yrjälä Rami-Matti
- Member Jaakkola Marianne, alternate member Valtanen Jenni
- Member Ucke Silvi (email@example.com), alternate member Ahokas Olli-Pekka
- Member Saloniemi Riitta (firstname.lastname@example.org), alternate member Huunonen Riikka (email@example.com)
- Member Koivula Hannele, alternate member Hämäläinen Pauliina
Youth Council representative Maisa Kari, representative Masi Pietikäinen
Rappourteur: Director of Environmental Health Kaisa Nivola
Secretary: Selena Nitecki
The date of Decembers meeting has not been set.
The board meets about three times a year. The time of the next meeting is agreed upon in the meetings.
The meetings of the Environmental Health Committee in 2022 is organazed remotely below at 5:30 p.m.