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The evolution of digital technologies has led to a significant growth of online interactive tools (e-tools) related to Occupational Safety and Health (OSH).

The evolution of digital technologies has led to a significant growth of online interactive tools (e-tools) related to Occupational Safety...See more

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The State Labour Inspectorate of the Republic of Latvia has developed an OiRA tool for the agriculture sector to help employers identify and assess the risks in order to carry out preventive actions to reduce them.

The agriculture sector is often associated with a wide range of hazards, including animal contact, chemicals exposure, seasonal work and heavy equipment. The OiRA tool also provides tips for preventing accidents related to these risks and...See more

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

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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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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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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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

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

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