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23/05/2016
UNI Europa and the European Association of Sport Employers (EASE) have developed three new tools for comprehensive risk evaluation with the support of EU-OSHA.

The sports sector accounts for a very high rate of work-related accidents. Comprehensive risk evaluation is the first step forward to proper risk management and employees’ protection.

The three tools respond to the great variety of...See more

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30/03/2016
The EU social partners from the live performance sector, the European Arts and Entertainment Alliance (EAEA, composed of FIM, FIA and UNI MEI) and Pearle* have released a video on their Online interactive Risk Assessment (OiRA) tools.

The tools are made for assessing health and safety risks in venues and production companies, especially in small ones. Specific risk assessment strategies are vital to prevent accidents and ill-health in the sector. 

Workplaces in the live...See more

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25/09/2015
The European social partners of the live performance sector Pearle* and EAEA have launched two online interactive tools to support risk assessment.

One tool is geared towards venues in the performing arts and the other is intended to facilitate risk assessment for productions. Both tools have modules and elements in common and include a specific section addressing the vital coordination and...See more

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29/04/2015
The Occupational Health and Safety Authority (OHSA) has launched an Online interactive Risk Assessment (OiRA) tool in collaboration with EU-OSHA to help small companies evaluate the occupational risks of their workplace.

The Maltese Minister for Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and Civil Liberties, Helena Dalli, has participated at the launch event of the tool, which focuses on potential accidents in offices. Ms Dalli has...See more

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15/07/2014
EU-OSHA has signed the OiRA memorandum of understanding for the development, use and maintenance of the OiRA tools with UNI Europa – hair and beauty and the European Association of Employers in Hairdressing (Coiffure EU).

The general agreement provides the basis for an EU level cooperation between EU-OSHA and social partners and/or national institutes or authorities for the development of risk assessment tools, in particular within a context of economic crisis and...See more

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01/07/2014
The OiRA memorandum of understanding between EU-OSHA and SHIPSAN ACT has been signed.

The agreement provides the basis for the cooperation between EU-OSHA and the EU SHIPSAN ACT Joint Action for developing the web-based risk assessment tool for occupational health risks per cargo ship type by using the EU-OSHA Online interactive...See more

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10/06/2014
The social partners the European Federation of Cleaning Industries (EFCI) and UNI Europa have successfully validated the OiRA tool for the cleaning sector to establish a better OSH culture among small and medium enterprises and to assist them in...

The OiRA tool offers a full risk assessment in cleaning companies as well as an adequate proven control and prevention measures. It can be easily carried out for diverse workplaces and can involve the employer, team leader, cleaner and client....See more

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