Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency
The main job description at the moment as a mining authority is as follows:
- Mine safety inspections (structural and technical safety of mines) of all metallic open pit and underground mines in Finland.
- Mining and mine safety permitting, including decisions concerning necessary permit regulations of public and private interests and mining collateral, assignments, pledges, closure of mining areas or cancellations of mining rights
- Negotiations, (cooperatives: mining companies, environmental officers, reindeer herders, landowners, law offices), consultation and guidance of cooperatives
- Other controlling auditing of mining companies and mines in Finland