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Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Social Solidarity - Greece

Contact information
29, Stadiou str.
10110
Athens
Greece
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General phone:
+ 30 213 1516 090
The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work is a network organisation, with a "focal point" in each Member States as well as in European Free Trade Association (EFTA) States and candidate and potential candidate countries. You can contact with the National Focal Point here
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OiRA Tools
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09/11/2016
Catering
Greece
Greek

Catering

Occupational risks in the catering services industry are mainly associated with physically demanding work, prolonged standing and static postures, repetitive movements of the upper limbs and manual transport of loads. It is also associated with working in kitchens with hot surfaces, using knives, sharp instruments, cutting machine, workers' movements, and slippery floors. Other risks at the workplace are associated with long working hours and over exposure to high and low temperatures, high levels of noise, chemical cleaners and various harmful biological factors. The psychosocial risks due to increasing work demands, irregular schedules and regular contact with customers are also very important. The OiRA tool is intended primarily for micro and small enterprises in the sector. The use of the tool by businesses is expected to shape the health and safe conditions at the workplace, to improve the level of protection for workers, as well as to support the efficiency and competitiveness of the industry at the same time.
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09/11/2016
Butchers
Greece
Greek

Butchers

The butchers sector usually experiences work related risks factors and illnesses, mainly as a result of the use of knives, sharp instruments, cutting machines, manual load transport, workers' movements on slippery floors, exposure to low temperatures, as well as various harmful biological agents. The OiRA tool is intended for micro and small enterprises in this sector primarily. The use of the tool by businesses is expected to shape the health and safe conditions at the workplace, to improve the level of protection for workers, as well as to support the efficiency and competitiveness of the industry at the same time.
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OiRA Tools
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09/11/2016
Catering
Greece
Greek

Catering

Occupational risks in the catering services industry are mainly associated with physically demanding work, prolonged standing and static postures, repetitive movements of the upper limbs and manual transport of loads. It is also associated with working in kitchens with hot surfaces, using knives, sharp instruments, cutting machine, workers' movements, and slippery floors. Other risks at the workplace are associated with long working hours and over exposure to high and low temperatures, high levels of noise, chemical cleaners and various harmful biological factors. The psychosocial risks due to increasing work demands, irregular schedules and regular contact with customers are also very important. The OiRA tool is intended primarily for micro and small enterprises in the sector. The use of the tool by businesses is expected to shape the health and safe conditions at the workplace, to improve the level of protection for workers, as well as to support the efficiency and competitiveness of the industry at the same time.
Butchers_sector_2.jpg
09/11/2016
Butchers
Greece
Greek

Butchers

The butchers sector usually experiences work related risks factors and illnesses, mainly as a result of the use of knives, sharp instruments, cutting machines, manual load transport, workers' movements on slippery floors, exposure to low temperatures, as well as various harmful biological agents. The OiRA tool is intended for micro and small enterprises in this sector primarily. The use of the tool by businesses is expected to shape the health and safe conditions at the workplace, to improve the level of protection for workers, as well as to support the efficiency and competitiveness of the industry at the same time.
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09/11/2016
Private security
Greece
Greek

Private security

Private security
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09/11/2016
Commercial shops
Greece
Greek

Commercial shops

Commercial shops
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09/11/2016
Laundries
Greece
Greek

Laundry/Dry cleaners sector

Working conditions in the dry cleaning sector are generally good, but employees often suffer from musculoskeletal problems due to the transport of heavy objects or because they have to work in unsuitable work postures or during long working hours. Other serious problems are mainly related to the exposure to relatively high temperatures, solvents and other chemicals used in the cleaning or dyeing processes, or moving parts while handling special cleaners, ironing, packing or sorting and storage of various weave types and related household. The OiRA tool is intended primarily for micro and small enterprises in the sector. The use of the tool by businesses is expected to contribute to shape the health and safe conditions at the workplace, to improve the level of protection for workers, as well as to support the efficiency and competitiveness of the industry at the same time.
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09/11/2016
Working in offices
Greece
Greek

Working in offices

Working in offices