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Greece: hospitality students learn the importance of effective risk assessment with OiRA tools

The Department of Tourism Management of the University of West Attica, in cooperation with the Greek national focal point, provides an online OiRA (Online interactive Risk Assessment) training seminar for students and teaching personnel on 29… See more
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Keeping retail workers healthy could not be simpler with OiRA tools

Shop workers are vulnerable at work as they face a number of safety and health risks caused by repetitive motions, reaching, heavy lifting, long periods of standing, slips and trips, and aggression from customers. To help workplaces identify and… See more
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Portugal: hairdressers and barbers learn to assess work-related risks with OiRA

Given the importance of improving the working conditions of hairdressers and barbers, our Portuguese focal point host a webinar on 10 November to address ways to prevent work-related illnesses and accidents in these workplaces. Participants also… See more
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Improving health and safety in the leather and tanning industry

The processes used in the leather tanning industry involve exposure to a wide range of chemicals that affect workers’ health. To address this, the EU sectoral social dialogue partners COTANCE and industriAll have developed an online tool, which has… See more
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Behind the scene of sport industry: workers need healthy environment

From moving heavy weights, to dealing with demanding clients and working long hours, there are many occupational risk for the workers in sports and recreation industry that may affect their safety and health. To protect workers, five Online… See more
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OiRA tools for safe and healthy live performance

Live performance venues and production environments are associated with a wide range of occupational safety and health risks related to equipment, chemicals and activities. Working at heights, in confined spaces, exposure to excess noise, to… See more
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Managing work-related risks with OiRA: a time to look ahead

Today, thousands of companies across Europe rely on more than 320 free-of-charge online interactive risk assessment (OiRA) tools to manage occupational safety and health (OSH) risks and protect their workers. A committed community of 17 national… See more
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New OiRA tools for the floriculture sector presented at Flanders Expo

As part of the Flanders Expo, the Green Fair presents an ideal opportunity to present the new OiRA tools for floriculture developed by our Belgian partners. After an introduction by the deputy in charge of agriculture of East-Flanders, the necessity… See more
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Protecting delivery workers with OiRA

Delivery services have grown in recent years driven by the booming globalisation of the economy and the emergence of e-commerce and online marketplaces. Delivery workers face many safety and health challenges posed by ergonomic risks while… See more
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The benefits of using OiRA tools demonstrated in training seminar for MSEs

Effective risk assessment is key to developing a safe and healthy workplace; however, micro and small enterprises (MSEs) can face numerous challenges. The Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry (EBEA), together with the Greek national focal point,… See more