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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Construction & maintenance

Latvia

Latvian

Construction (earth works)

This tool is intended for companies which perform construction work on the earth level and ground works. Construction in general is a sector characterised by multiple risk factors, including work in excavations, eye and hand injuries, different types of dusts, noise, vibration, work in awkward postures and heavy object lifting and moving. It starts with the identification of hazards and it assesses the level of risk, allowing end-users to choose the most suitable preventive actions to eliminate or reduce the risk(s). The tool also includes safety requirements for excavations, tips on ergonomics, work equipment and personal protective equipment. These allow employees to protect themselves from accidents resulting from falls from heights and, at the same level, to reduce the load for the back and joints, as well as to introduce the main principles of fire protection and so on. This tool is an easy way to improve working conditions for workers in the construction sector and its use can contribute to keep them healthy, motivated and with good work ability.

Manufacturing

France

French

Printing industry

Manufacturing

Latvia

Latvian

Manufacturing of clothes

Typically, occupational health and safety in this sector covers mostly poor ergonomics with awkward postures, repetitive motions and poor lighting. However, this sector is also characterized by multiple risk factors such as noise, exposure to chemical substances, different types of dust, poor microclimate as well as different risk factors leading to accidents at work.  The tool starts with the identification of hazards and assesses the level of risk, then it allows end-users to choose the most suitable preventive actions to eliminate or reduce risk. Do not forget to implement the proposed preventive measures! The tool includes tips on improving workplace ergonomics, fire safety, training of workers etc. It allows employees to be protected from accidents and occupational diseases. This tool is an easy way to improve working conditions for workers in manufacturing of clothes industry. Using this tool can contribute to keep them healthy, motivated and with good work ability.

Generic tools/risk specific

Lithuania

Lithuanian

Work in confined spaces

Hairdressers & beauty salons

France

French

Beauty Salons

Hairdressers & beauty salons

France

French

Hairdressers

Live Performance

Finland

Finnish

Live performance

This OiRA risk assessment for the performing arts helps to identify the main occupational risks, to eliminate or reduce the harm caused by them by various measures, and to print an action plan in the reporting section.

Manufacturing, Working with metal

Latvia

Latvian

Metal works

This tool is intended for companies performing metal works. Typically, occupational health and safety in this sector covers safety aspects caused by work with equipment. However there is more to it. The  sector is characterized by multiple risk factors including different types of dust and fumes, noise, exposure to chemical substances, poor ergonomics including manual lifting of heavy weights and much more.The tool starts It with the identification of hazards and assesses the level of risk, then it allows end-users to choose the most suitable preventive actions to eliminate or reduce risk. Do not forget to implement the proposed preventive measures! The tool includes tips on exhaust ventilation, fire safety, workplace ergonomics, training of workers etc.Proper risk assessment and management will protect employees from risks to their safety and health at work. Using this tool can contribute to keep them healthy, motivated and with good work ability.

Education

Spain

Spanish

Secondary education

Education

Spain

Catalan

Secondary education