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Free risk assessment for mining sector in Portugal thanks to OiRA

Awkward postures or movements, high force and repetitive tasks, hazardous work environments and exposure to dangerous substances are just some of the occupational safety and health (OSH) risks facing workers in the mining industry.

On 10 November, the Portuguese focal point is holding an presentation to introduce the OiRA tool for the Extractive Industry in Overground Mining – a cost-free and easy to use tool aimed at encouraging micro and small enterprises to manage an assess risks in their workplaces.

The session is of particular interest to workers and employers in the mining and quarrying sectors.

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