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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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30/09/2016
Agriculture, forestry & fishing
Latvia
Latvian

Agriculture

This tool deals with agriculture which can be characterized by a huge amount of various risk factors - contact with animals, work with heavy agricultural equipment, exposure to various chemicals, seasonal work, prolonged working hours etc. It 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 tips for prevention of accidents related to work with animals, reduce workload on back and joints, implement fire safety principles and eliminate fall risks. This tool is an easy way to improve working conditions of agricultural workers. Using this tool can contribute to keep them healthy, motivated and with good work ability.
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31/01/2019
Agriculture, forestry & fishing
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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16/07/2019
Agriculture, forestry & fishing
Portugal
Portuguese

Agriculture

The agricultural sector has high levels of occupational accidents throughout the Portuguese territory, consisting mainly of small farms. Accidents generally occur due to improper machinery, unprotected moving parts, overconfidence of operators, lack of proper training and disregard for the correct use of safety devices and safety instructions provided by manufacturers. In addition, workers in the sector are subject to various risks related to the lack of use of appropriate protective equipment, the handling of hazardous chemicals, high physical effort and adverse environmental conditions, among others. Correct risk assessment of existing hazards using this tool can prevent many of them and help the employer implement the appropriate solutions for their elimination / control.
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31/10/2019
Agriculture, forestry & fishing
Iceland
Icelandic

Agriculture

The primary purpose of the Icelandic version of the agricultural OiRA tool is to help farmers to improve their working conditions and minimise risk at the farm. It is easy to use, free and open to all. With OiRA, users get a tool in their hands that helps them to assess the risks in their own work environment. The tool evaluates the risks and returns the results in a report that is only to be seen and used by the farmer or workers at the farm. The tool sets out proposals and examples of improvements in the working environment. There are also references to laws and regulations, number of images for explanation and links to more informative material. Emphasis is placed on fire and accident prevention and handling of machines. Health factors are assessed and risk by infectious diseases is discussed. The general condition of the farm is assessed since it is a part of potential risk factors which have to be taken into consideration. Also included are tips for prevention of accidents related to work with animals, reduce workload on back and joints and instructions to eliminate fall risks. Proper health and safety risk assessments done with the Oira tool, can prevent many accidents and help the employer to find proper solutions.
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01/05/2014
Transport (air, water & rail)
Bulgaria
Bulgarian

Air transport

The tool covers the following modules: Noise; Vibrations; Accelerations; Lighting on the flight deck; Electricity and static electricity; Cosmic radiation (ionizing radiation); Non-Ionizing radiation (radio transmissions and microwaves); Organisational setting and social environment; Mental stress; Biological and chemical environment.
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27/11/2017
Food production & sale
Belgium
French

Bakeries

During the development of the Belgian tool OiRA bakeries, the potential risks associated with the bakers ' sector have been put under the microscope and have shown that companies need to be more attentive to the risks they incur. These risks are for example related to slips and trips, farinose, risks related to the customer, etc. The OIRA Bakery tool is the result of an intensive collaboration between the employers ' and trade unions ' organisations in the bakery sector, Foodo (food industry adviser) and SPF Emploi.
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27/11/2017
Food production & sale
Belgium
Dutch

Bakeries

During the development of the Belgian tool OiRA bakeries, the potential risks associated with the bakers ' sector have been put under the microscope and have shown that companies need to be more attentive to the risks they incur. These risks are for example related to slips and trips, farinose, risks related to the customer, etc. The OIRA Bakery tool is the result of an intensive collaboration between the employers ' and trade unions ' organisations in the bakery sector, Foodo (food industry adviser) and SPF Emploi.
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30/09/2016
Food & beverages manufacture
Food production & sale
Slovenia
Slovenian

Bakeries

Bakers work in manufacturing facilities that produce bread, pastries, and other baked products. Bakers' work is demanding and relatively difficult. It is very often exposed to various dangers and risks of rotating tools and moving parts, burns from cooking and heating liquids. Bakers work with their hands or fingers and are occasionally exposed to extreme heat or cold while working outside or in cold storages. Work is continuously performed in artificial light at high temperatures and humid fluctuations with the presence of fine particles (flour, sugar powder) and excessive noise. The OiRA tool for bakers deals with general and specific risks at work. This risk assessment contains proposed solutions to reduce or eliminate the risks. All requirements, listed in the OiRA tool, are linked to legislation.
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01/10/2019
Food production & sale
Lithuania
Lithuanian

Bakeries

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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08/11/2016
Hairdressers & beauty salons
Personal & other service occupations
Latvia
Latvian

Beauty salons

This tool is intended to beauty salons establishments having to deal with many different occupational risk factors - contact with customers, inadequate lighting and microclimate, work in awkward postures, repetitive movements, nail fungal exposure, frequent contact with water and wet items, etc. It 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 how to protect employees from burns, to reduce the load of the spine and joints, it also includes an introduction on the main principles of fire safety and on how to prevent damage to the skin hand. This tool is an easy way to improve working conditions in beauty salons. Using this tool can contribute to keep them healthy, motivated and with good work ability.

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