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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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01/10/2019
Bakeries
Lithuania
Lithuanian

Bakery

The OiRA tool for bakeries has been developed to help small and medium-sized enterprises whose economic activity is 'bakery and flour products' to asses the risks at their workplaces. The tool helps to identify the hazards faced by employees who work in these economic activities, including work equipment, hazardous and dangerous materials, hot surfaces, manual handling of loads, etc. Preventive measures are also proposed that may help eliminate or reduce the risk to an acceptable level. With the help of the OiRA tool, employers will be able to assess the occupational risks posed by the risks faced by employees and to create a work environment that is safe for workers and does not harm their health.
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01/10/2019
Hairdressing
Lithuania
Lithuanian

Hairdressers and beauty salons

The new OiRA tool for the „Hairdressers and beauty salons“ has been developed and published in Lithuania. The tool is created for all companies and self-employed persons, that provide hairdressing and beauty services to the society. The tool covers the main risks at work, such as chemicals, cosmetics, electronic devices, skin irritation, slips and trips, ergonomics, personal protective equipment etc.
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06/05/2019
Educational establishments
Lithuania
Lithuanian

Educational establishments

The tool is suitable for educational staff in a wide variety of educational establishments, such as pre-school educational establishments, schools, training schools and universities. People working in the sector are facing risks related to dealing with a lot of different psychosocial risk factors, such as third party violence, bullying and high workload, ergonomic risk factors, e.g. related to standing/seated work and many others as well as other physical risks such as exposure to noise. 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. Also included are measures for prevention. This tool is an easy way to improve working conditions of teachers.
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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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