Mrs. Päivi Wallin

Director, Farmers' Social Insurance Institution Mela, Finland

Päivi Wallin is a Director of Farm Relief and Work Ability Support Services at Farmers´ Social Insurance Institution Mela, Finland. Wallin is responsible for preventive outreach services targeted to Mela's customers, including prevention of accidents and occupational diseases in agriculture, as well as prevention measures to support farmers' mental health and wellbeing. One of the key measures is the Farmers´ holiday and stand-in scheme.

Wallin's department has also carried out a successful project to provide assistance to farmers in difficult and stressful situations. The measures of the project have managed to reduce work ability risks among farmers. The project has also introduced new tools for prevention, such as work ability coordinator services for farmers and the early intervention network to support them at early stage. Mrs. Päivi Wallin lives in Helsinki, but she also likes to spend time and work with her husband on their family farm in Uusikaupunki.


SYM16 - Safety Culture in Farming: Growing from generation to generation

The themes of this session include good practices, innovative solutions and effective management to advance safety culture in agriculture. Join the Conversation Café following the session to continue the discussion with speakers and ask questions.
Program information in the Congress languages can be found here.

Magdalena Wachnicka-Witzke, Poland 

Magalie Cayon, France  
Sashikala Chandrasekar, India 
Isaac Abril Muñoz, Spain 
Arnd Spahn, Germany 
Päivi Wallin, Finland
Aleksandra Hadzik, Poland
Anne Roudot, France

Live : 22/09/2021  - 13:45 EDT - 15:15 EDT
Rerun : 22/09/2021 - 23:45 EDT - 23/09/2021 01:15 EDT