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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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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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01/08/2014
Leather, tanning and manufacture of footwear
Bulgaria
Bulgarian

Tanning and dressing of leather; manufacture of footwear and other

The tool covers the following modules: OSH policy; Buildings and flooring; Company transport; Emergency situations; Working conditions (i.e. factors of the working environment, such as microclimate, air quality, lighting, chemical and biological agents, noise); Work with raw hides and skins; Manufacture of footwear and other leather products; Use of knives; Use of machinery; Maintenance, replacement of parts and cleaning of the machines; Use and storage of chemicals; Office work; Organisation of the working time.
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16/09/2016
Telecommunications
Bulgaria
Bulgarian

Telecommunications

The tool covers the following modules: OSH Management; Sites and access to them; Technological premises; Factors of the working environment; Electrical safety; High-risk equipment; Work in confined areas; Work at a height; Work in areas with an electromagnetic field; Manual handling of loads; Handling of chemicals; Office work; Shop work; Working in a call center; Vehicles; Psychosocial factors; Emergency; Occupational accidents; Health monitoring.
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07/12/2016
Tyre repair workers
Slovenia
Slovenian

Tyre repair workers

This risk assessment has been produced in order to assist tyre repair workers to do their job safely. One of the primary tasks of the tyre repair workers are to prepare the car for safe driving, including tyre repairs, montages and changing the tubes and tires, as well as balancing wheels. Work tasks contain a selection of tasks, from tire-wheel assembly and disassembly to tire balancing, as well as repair of damaged tires and rims. Workers are exposed to sudden tire cracks or explosions, carrying heavy loads and so on. An interactive OiRA tool intended for tyre repair workers which comprises a basic description of the tyre repair shops, encourages cooperation between employees and employers and significantly contributes to improvements in the workplace and working environment.
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16/03/2018
Veterinary activities
Bulgaria
Bulgarian

Veterinary activities

The tool is designed for companies in the veterinary medicinal sector and covers activities such as diagnosis and treatment of various diseases, preventive measures and related service activities. The veterinary sector is characterized by many risk factors such as: manual handling of loads and live loads, injury arising from aggressive animals, work with cutting and piercing objects and tools, biological agents and other. Covered are also factors of the working environment: microclimate, lighting, non-ionising and optical radiation, ionising radiation in the working environment. Included are psychosocial risks and organizational factors such as the work and rest regime. The tool begins with identification of the hazards, assesses the level of the risk and leaves flexibility because of the wide variety in the sector. That enables the end-users to choose the most appropriate preventative actions to eliminate or reduce risks. Users are encouraged to implement the proposed preventive measures for each identified risk. The tool is an easy way to improve the working conditions of the persons employed in the veterinary sector.
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01/08/2014
Warehousing and support activities for transportation
Bulgaria
Bulgarian

Warehousing and support activities for transportation

The tool covers the following modules: OSH Management; Workplaces and premises. Outdoor work; Factors of the working environment; Internal transport; Handling operations; OSH at warehousing; OSH at storage of hazardous chemicals and mixtures; Manual handling of loads; OSH at work with industrial trucks; OSH at work with lifting gear; Hazards of work with machinery and equipment; Electrical equipment and installations; Repair and maintenance of equipment; Emergency preparedness (Fire safety and emergency procedures).
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01/07/2014
Water collection, treatment and material recovery
Bulgaria
Bulgarian

Waste collection and treatment; materials recovery

The tool covers the following modules: OSH policy; Waste collection; Premises of the enterprise; Operation of production lines; Physical workload; Hazardous waste collection and treatment; Machinery and tools; Working time organisation; Psychosocial risks; Office work.
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01/08/2014
Water collection, treatment and supply
Bulgaria
Bulgarian

Water collection, treatment and supply

The tool covers the following modules: OSH policy; Sites and workplaces; Operation of machinery, facilities and work equipment; Work on the premises of the enterprise, as well as in streets and adjacent areas; Manual handling of loads; Fire safety; Factors of the working environment; Organizational aspects of the work; Psychosocial risks; Office work; Relationships with external firms and persons.

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