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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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31/01/2019
Agriculture
Lithuania
Lithuanian

Agriculture

The agricultural sector is one of the most dangerous sectors having high figures on accidents at work. Accidents often occur due to inappropriate machinery, unprotected parts of the machinery, not preventing workers from entering hazardous areas etc. Employees assigned to work with agricultural machinery are often not trained properly about safety and health at work and are not aware of the safety and health requirements set by the equipment manufacturer for the operation of the equipment. in addition people working in the sector are facing risks related to dealing with dangerous substances, high physical workload because of manual handling, etc. Proper health and safety risk assessments done with this tool, can prevent many of these risks and help the employer to find proper solutions.
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20/10/2018
HORECA
Lithuania
Lithuanian

Hotels and restaurants

This tool is for hotels and restaurants. The main hazards of these activities are manual handling, slips, falls, trips and psychological factors as well as hot surfaces and biological factors. In order to minimize these risks, the key preventive measures are training, job re-placement, knowledge of stress relief principles and etc.
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20/10/2018
Laundries
Lithuania
Lithuanian

Laundry

This tool is created for small and medium laundries including washing, dry cleaning, stain cleaning, ironing, and steam ironing.
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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.
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30/08/2017
Manufacture of plastic products
Lithuania
Lithuanian

Plastic products manufacturing

This tool is for companies that manufacture plastic products like polyurethane, composite plastic products, polystyrene foam products, thermoplastic products and recycle plastic waste. The main hazards in this sector are moving parts of equipment, manual handling, biological risk factors, dangerous chemicals, noise and electricity. In order to minimise these risks, it is important to use work equipment in good condition, to use safety signs, to ensure proper ventilation, to use personal protective equipment and to train workers.
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30/08/2017
Manufacture of furniture
Lithuania
Lithuanian

Furniture manufacturing

Health and safety cannot be ignored in the furniture production. The negative effects of technologies on workers' lungs, fingers, ears, eyes and so on must be minimised by providing adequate training, supervision and safety equipment. Health hazards include exposure to wood dust, dangerous chemicals, noise, unguarded machinery, non-ergonomic handling procedures and fire/explosion.
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23/02/2017
Mining of coal and metal ores and quarrying of non-metallic raw materials
Lithuania
Lithuanian

Mining and quarrying

This tool is intended for mining and quarrying companies, especially for those who perform their activity in mineral surfaces and extractive industries. It includes mandatory modules like the risk factors, including explosion and fire risks, and also risks associated to heavy equipment (excavators, dredgers, tractors, sifting machines and so on) which can be activated according to the works in the quarries. This tool includes works like the falling of trees and bushes in the quarries.
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23/02/2017
Cleaning
Lithuania
Lithuanian

Premises cleaning services

This tool deals with companies within the cleaning services sector. The main difficulty of these companies is that employees must clean the offices of other companies and therefore, it is more difficult to assess all risks at their workplaces. The tool is focused on the hazardous works, including working at heights during the cleaning of the big windows, the use of chemicals at work and so on. The tool can also be used by companies which have their own employees/cleaners.
Medienos apdirbimas
30/09/2016
Woodworking
Lithuania
Lithuanian

Woodworking sector

The woodworking sector is considered as a high-risk sector of economic activities, because many accidents occur in this sector. This OiRA tool covers practically all possible activities and equipment that could be used in woodworking operations. It is important to remember that along with the complex wood processing equipment a variety of chemicals are used for wood coating. Employees may suffer from excessive noise, wood dust, handling, and use of dangerous chemicals, also the risk of the explosions. Therefore, this OiRA tool includes many effective preventive measures to eliminate or reduce risks.
Automobilių remontas
30/09/2016
Car repair
Lithuania
Lithuanian

Car repair

This OiRA tool is suitable for small and medium-sized garages. Car repair work include a lot of different and dangerous working operations. Therefore, the workers are exposed to different risks which are directly dependent on the working operations. This tool allows assess to the main risks in this sector of economic activity, such as body painting, body repair, welding and others. Thanks to this OiRA tool the workers are aware of all potential hazards at the workplace and know the preventive measures to reduce or eliminate the risk.

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