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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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07/12/2016
Roofers
Slovenia
Slovenian

Roofers

This risk assessment has been produced in order to assist those who have a legitimate need to access and/or work on a roof to do so safely. Roofers' basic work activity is to cover roofs with various roofing materials. Their work varies depending on whether they cover the roof on anew building, which is still under construction, or they replace the roof on an existing building. The main risk to which the roofers are constantly exposed is to fall off the roof. An interactive OiRA tool for roofers comprises a basic description of the risk posed to the roofer. With this and the proposed measures to reduce the risk, the OiRA tool encourages cooperation between employees and employers. The OiRA tool for roofers brings the description and identification of the general risks involved in carrying loads, working at heights, on job sites documents for work and so on. Additional modules are about working at heights and roof treatment while working at height, roof work, work on the roof with a slopes greater than 60° and the roofs with the non-load bearing roof structures.
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01/07/2014
Sale and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles
Bulgaria
Bulgarian

Sale and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles

The tool covers the following modules: OSH policy; Work in an office and showroom; Workspaces and equipment; Maintenance and repair of motor vehicles; Working with fuel and antifreeze; Physical workload; Working with hazardous substances; Psychosocial factors and working hours.
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30/08/2017
Sewing services
Lithuania
Lithuanian

Sewing

This tool is for companies that carry out sewing, cutting and ironing services.The main hazards of these activities are electricity, manual handling, sharp tools, long-term seating work, slips, falls, trips and uncomfortable work tables. In order to minimise these risks, the key preventive measures are training, job re-placement, knowledge of ergonomic principles, breaks, maintenance of equipment and so on.
Prodajalne
30/09/2016
Commercial shops
Slovenia
Slovenian

Shop workers

Due to a long-term standing work or incorrect sitting position, shop workers are often exposed to orthopedic injuries after only a few years of their professional practice. In the long term their health might be affected by repetitive movements influenced by stacking items on the shelves and lifting heavy weights. Improper working techniques and a poor ergonomically designed working environment are among the factors that aggravate the already burdened occupations. The ongoing work with customers and psychosocial risks (excessive workload, shift work, poor communication, sexual harassment, violence, third parties adn so on) can often lead to employees' burnout or depression. The OiRA tool for shop workers deals with general and specific risks at work. This risk assessment contains proposed solutionsto reduce or eliminate the risks. All requirements, listed in the OiRA tool, are linked to legislation.
Veikali
30/09/2016
Commercial shops
Latvia
Latvian

Shops

This tool deals with different types of shops. It can be used by rural single small shops in the countryside as well as so-called chain shops and shops located in big shopping malls. It starts with the identification of hazards and assesses the level of risk, then it helps end-users to choose the most suitable preventive actions to eliminate or reduce risk. Also included are tips for ergonomic workplaces, main principles of fire safety and evacuation, advice for manual lifting of heavy weights as well as safe principles working with cash and valuables in order to reduce thefts etc. This tool is an easy way to improve working conditions of workers in shops. Using this tool can contribute to keep them healthy, motivated and with good work ability.
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08/11/2017
Commercial shops
Cyprus
Greek

Small commercial shops

Safety and health and risk prevention at work are not only legal obligations but also a business necessity. They safeguard and protect workers' safety and health and the viability of the business. It is always very important to assess the risks and take appropriate preventive and control measures to avoid accidents and health problems. This tool helps identify and evaluate working conditions in small commercial shops. Questions are grouped by topic and advice is given to improve workplace conditions.
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08/11/2017
HORECA
Cyprus
Greek

Small tourist lodgings

Safety and health and risk prevention at work are not only legal obligations but also a business necessity. They safeguard and protect workers' safety and health and the viability of the business. It is always very important to assess the risks and take appropriate preventive and control measures to avoid accidents and health problems. This tool helps identify and evaluate working conditions in small tourist accommodations. Questions are grouped by topic and advice is given to improve workplace conditions.
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01/11/2015
Sports - active leisure
EU level
English

Sport sector - active leisure

The active leisure sector comprises two sub-sectors - fitness and outdoors, and they are part of the broader sport sector. The fitness sector uses qualified instructors and trainers to deliver diverse, structured exercise programmes that help people of all ages and abilities to improve their health, muscle and cardiovascular endurance, coordination, balance, agility and flexibility. Fitness programmes also build a feeling of individual wellbeing that establishes and helps to maintain a healthy balance of mind, body and spirit. The outdoor sector uses outdoor related activities (mountain biking, canoe, rafting, horse riding, … etc.) as the basis of delivery of a recreational or personal development service. Outdoor providers do not generally offer competitions, which are therefore not included in the tool. The outdoor sector uses qualified instructors to deliver outdoor activities in a context of fun, recreation, tourism, outdoor learning or engagement with the natural environment. The tool does not cover high risk activities such as climbing, diving, surfing etc. since these were considered to be very specific and as such, need to go along with very specific health and safety measure, that couldn't be covered within the current approach. Aspects such as work performed outside normal working hours, part-time or temporary contracts, or volunteer work as well as free lancer work are included in the tool.
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01/11/2015
Sports - not-for-profit
EU level
English

Sport sector - not-for-profit

Not-for-profit sports improve the quality of people's lives through exercise, fun and personal development. Not-for-profit sports is a part of the broader sport sector. The OiRA tool on not-for-profit sports sector covers activities being conducted by the following staff: Sport coaches & sport instructors and trainers, individually orientated and group wise orientated; sport managers; location managers and operational support (e.g. maintenance workers, caretakers, cleaners, grounds men, gardeners, food & beverage staff, receptionists, cashiers, ticket sellers, office workers, drivers, security guards). All the above workers can also be volunteers. Any sports club or person that represents a sports club is considered to be an 'employer'. In the not-for-profit sports sector the employers are often volunteers as well. Working at a not-for-profit sports organisation concerns the indoor facilities an outdoor activities (grounds), and sometimes travelling. Work is often performed outside normal working hours, frequently in the evening or at night and at weekends. The workers may be employed on part-time or temporary contracts, as a volunteer or may work as self-employed. Many instructors in the outdoor sport are freelancer either working for centers on contract or as self-employed.
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01/11/2015
Sports - professional
EU level
English

Sport sector - professional sports

The professional sports sector comprises many sub-sectors, such as handball, basketball, cycling, football (to only name a few). This tool includes general statements on either indoor or outdoor field sports, it further includes a section on water sports and on ice and snow sports. Beside covering a broad range of sports, the sector and accordingly the tool include a wide range of employmees, not only including athletes but also coaches, referees, office workers, receptionists, ticket sellers, security guards, caretakers, maintainance workers, gardeners, kitchen staff, bartenders, club managers, operations managers, supporting staff, and many more. All of these can be volunteers as well.

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