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Assistive work equipment


Lisatud 22.04.2016 | Uuendatud 31.12.2019

If, due to your disability or decreased working ability, you are unable to perform duties using the employer’s equipment, we will lend you, free of charge, the assistive equipment necessary to carry out the work.

A case manager from the Unemployment Insurance Fund assesses the need to use such equipment in performing duties and identifies the most suitable equipment for you.

This equipment will be at your disposal until the end of the employment relationship, but initially for no longer than three years.

The contract for the use of assistive equipment may be extended if you still need to use the equipment to perform your duties. The assistive equipment you need (both at work and in your daily life) can be applied for from the Social Insurance Board.

To find out about the possibilities of removing barriers arising from a disability or state of health to carry out work, contact an appropriate Unemployment Insurance Fund office and make an appointment with a case manager. The contact details can be found here: Contact details of Unemployment Insurance Fund offices

The labour market service provided for jobseekers of retirement age, recipients of an early retirement pension and persons receiving a benefit to a rescue servant while awaiting for old-age pension is co-financed by the European Social Fund of the European Union by regulation No. 222 of the Minister of Health and Labour of 4 December 2014 on the basis of ‘Provision of labour market services to facilitate employment opportunities’.

The labour market service provided for individuals with decreased working ability is co-financed by the European Social Fund of the European Union by regulation No. 57 of the Minister of Health and Labour of 27 March 2015 on the basis of Provision of labour market services for the target group of work reforms'.

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