Section 4-1. Appointment and employment of regional safety representatives

Regional safety representatives shall work in the undertakings mentioned in Chapter 6 of the Regulations concerning Organisation, Management and Employee Participation.
The regional safety representatives shall be employed and appointed by the Labour Inspection Authority. Before such appointments are made, the Labour Inspection Authority shall obtain the Fund Board’s recommendation; see Section 4-2.
The regional safety representatives are appointed for four years at a time, and they shall work full-time.
The Labour Inspection Authority does not have the authority to issue instructions to the regional safety representatives as regards their performance of their office as regional safety representatives.
The Fund Board shall prepare general instructions on how the office of regional safety representative should be performed, and it can also issue instructions for the regional safety representatives’ work.