OiRA Tools

The OiRA sectoral tools provided here are to enable micro and small enterprises to carry out risk assessments. The tools are free to download and can be easily accessed by clicking on the relevant link. Each link is accompanied by a short description of the tool and the name of the OiRA partner who developed it. Tools can be searched by country, language and sector.

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Human health & social workers activities

Portugal

Portuguese

Shelter centers (adults and children)

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Human health & social workers activities

Portugal

Portuguese

Activities and training center for inclusion

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Education

Portugal

Portuguese

Early childhood education

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Human health & social workers activities

Portugal

Portuguese

Residential care and day centers

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Construction & maintenance

Portugal

Portuguese

Rehabilitation and refurbishment of buildings

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Generic tools/risk specific

Portugal

Portuguese

COVID-19

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Mining & quarrying

Portugal

Portuguese

Mining and quarrying

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Construction & maintenance

Portugal

Portuguese

Construction

The building construction sector which is mainly made up of micro and small companies registers high levels of work accidents. This sector is characterized by several risk factors, such as working at heights, moving loads, handling machinery and work equipment, the presence of dust and other hazardous chemicals, improper posture, noise and vibration, as well as adverse weather conditions. Accidents usually occur due to unsafe conditions and / or actions. This tool aims to contribute to an improvement of working conditions in the building construction sector, as it allows for an assessment of existing risks and suggests measures to be implemented to control these risks and produces an action plan to be implemented at the workplace.
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Agriculture, forestry & fishing

Portugal

Portuguese

Agriculture

The agricultural sector has high levels of occupational accidents throughout the Portuguese territory, consisting mainly of small farms. Accidents generally occur due to improper machinery, unprotected moving parts, overconfidence of operators, lack of proper training and disregard for the correct use of safety devices and safety instructions provided by manufacturers. In addition, workers in the sector are subject to various risks related to the lack of use of appropriate protective equipment, the handling of hazardous chemicals, high physical effort and adverse environmental conditions, among others. Correct risk assessment of existing hazards using this tool can prevent many of them and help the employer implement the appropriate solutions for their elimination / control.
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Food production & sale

Portugal

Portuguese

Dairy Products

This sector involves the production of various products such as butter, fresh cheese, curd, cured cheese and buttered cheese, with milk as the raw material. This OiRA tool addresses the main hazards / risks that exist in the various working areas of SMEs in this sector, from receiving and storing raw materials, to packing and shipping, the entire manufacturing process, cold chambers and maturing chambers. The tool also addresses issues associated with emergencies, psychosocial and stress risks, as well as structural, environmental and occupational safety and health management hazards / risks. It allows an assessment of existing risks, suggests measures to control those risks and also produces an action plan to be implemented.