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Seven OiRA tools available in Portuguese workplaces

On the occasion of the Europe Day, the Working Conditions Authority (ACT) has launched a press release to promote OiRA as a professional risk assessment tool for SMEs, and to highlight the seven OiRA tools available in Portuguese language.See more

Belgium develops two new OiRA tools for the cleaning industry

The FPS Employment, Labour and Social Dialogue in collaboration with the CSC, the FGTB and the UGBN, has developed two new OiRA tools in French and in Dutch language to keep improving the working conditions of workers employed in the cleaning…See more

New OiRA flyer available!

The new flyer of the Online interactive Risk Assessment (OiRA) project is available in 25 EU languages.See more

The 7th OiRA community meeting will be held in Brussels on May 16 - 17 2017

The next meeting of the Online interactive Risk Assessment (OiRA) Community will take place in Brussels on May 16-17, 2017.  The event, which is jointly organised by EU-OSHA and the European Commission for the first time, will consist of two…See more

EU-OSHA signs OiRA memorandum with European social partners in the education sector

EU-OSHA has signed the OiRA memorandum of understanding for the development, use and maintenance of an OiRA tool with the the European Federation of Education Employers (EFEE) and  the European Trade Union Committee for Education (ETUCE). See more

French report on burnout highlights OiRA as risk assessment tool for MSEs

A parliamentary fact-finding mission report adopted by the Social Affairs Commission in France outlines the OiRA tools developed by the National Research and Safety Institute (INRS) to help micro and small enterprises (MSEs) evaluate their own risks.See more

Lithuania develops OiRA tools for the mining and cleaning sectors

The State Labour Inspectorate of the Republic of Lithuania has developed two new OiRA tools for the ‘mining and quarrying’ and ‘cleaning services’ sectors to help companies identify and assess workplace hazards and risks.See more

Social partners recommend OiRA tools to improve OSH standards in the sports and active leisure sectors

The European Association of Sport Employers (EASE) and UNI Europa have recommended the use of OiRA tools to improve health and safety standards and to address common barriers to employability in the sports and active leisure sectors on a joint…See more

French study highlights key role of social dialogue in micro and small companies

The publication ‘DARES Résultats’ from the French Ministry of Labour has recently released a study which analyses the role of social dialogue in shaping micro and small companies (MSEs) in France.See more

The mobilisation of micro and small companies becomes an OSH priority in France

The National Research and Safety Institute (INRS) has developed a methodology based on partnership building and a sectoral approach to mobilise micro and small companies (MSEs).  See more