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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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18/12/2018
Working in offices
Malta
English

Office work

This OiRA tool is intended for micro and small enterprises who are in the process of carrying out an assessment of the risks commonly encountered in an office environment. This OiRA tool also refers to the current legal provisions in place. The tool identifies the most common hazardous situations and assists the users to come up with control measures and an action plan to address these risks.
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04/06/2018
Working in offices
Italy
Italian

Office work

This tool is intended to be used in both private and public offices’ activities and is covering all workers, whose definition is established by the Article 2, decree 81/2008. It can be used by employers to carry out the final risk assessment document, including the related prevention measures as well. The tool can be particularly useful for micro, small and medium sized enterprises. As established by the Article 29, paragraph 6 quater, decree 81/2008, a national tripartite group realized a tool strictly addressed to risk assessment in offices, using the OiRA software. The tool deals with the most common office tasks: the use of computers, secretary activities, relation with customers and providers and archiving of documents. Some jobs are excluded from the tool such as archivist and warehouse worker. In case of any risks and/or tasks not strictly related to the common office activities, the employer needs to incorporate the missing information in the risk assessment document.
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17/04/2018
Working in offices
Malta
Maltese

Working in offices

Working in offices
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12/12/2016
Working in offices
Portugal
Portuguese

Working in offices

Working in offices has a wide scope and covers companies from the tertiary sector, as well as from the secondary sector and even the primary sector. This tool deals, among others, with the main hazards/risks in the various work areas; from standing or sitting postures to the use of computers, printers/photocopiers and guillotines. It also addresses the psychosocial and stress risks to which workers might be exposed, the problems associated with emergencies, as well as structural/environmental hazards/risks and occupational safety and health management. The tool allows an assessment of existing risks, suggests measures to be implemented to control these risks and produces an action plan that users can adopt in order to manage health and safety in their office.
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09/11/2016
Working in offices
Greece
Greek

Working in offices

This OiRA tool is intended for micro and small enterprises who are in the process of carrying out an assessment of the risks commonly encountered in an office environment. This OiRA tool also refers to the current legal provisions in place. The tool identifies the most common hazardous situations and assists the users to come up with control measures and an action plan to address these risks.
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30/09/2016
Working in offices
Slovenia
Slovenian

Working in offices

Like any job, working in an office environment can be dangerous. Statistics show that even in offices many workers can be injured or get ill. Risks are mainly due to an inadequate working environment, improperly installed work equipment and the like. Working with computer equipment is increasingly complex and often beyond normal working hours. This tool addresses the general risks at work in the office does not deal with various specific features which are associated with different working and organizational procedures.
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30/09/2016
Working in offices
Latvia
Latvian

Office work

This tool deals with office work. Examples of companies it covers are accountants and financial consultants, marketing and public relation advisors, architect offices, insurance companies etc. It starts with the identification of hazards and assesses the level of risk, then it allows endusers to choose the most suitable preventive actions to eliminate or reduce risk. Also included are tips for ergonomic workplaces, useful equipment etc. This tool is an easy way to improve working conditions of office workers. Using this tool can contribute to keep workers healthy, motivated and with good work ability.
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30/09/2016
Working in offices
Lithuania
Lithuanian

Working in offices

OiRA tool Working in offices includes practically all the possible work that can be performed in the office. This work may seem less dangerous because it does not include the dangerous technological processes and dangerous equipment. However ergonomic risk factors are very important, because workers can suffer back and wrist pain due to bad body position during work. Also very important are psychosocial risk factors, such as stress at work and mobbing.
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05/08/2015
Working in offices
Iceland
Icelandic

Working in offices

The tool is a risk assessment tool for working in the office. The tool sets out proposals and examples of improvements in the working environment. There are also references to laws and regulations and the number of images for explanation. The tool evaluates the risks and help creating a final report. The tool has four main sections: General, Environment and planning, Stress and ethics at the office and safety efforts.
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01/11/2014
Working in offices
Cyprus
Greek

Office work

An office is generally a room or other area where administrative work is done. The main purpose of an office environment is to support its occupants in performing their job. Work spaces in an office are typically used for conventional office activities such as reading, writing and computer work. This tool aims to help identify and assess the risks in which workers in an office are exposed. Questions are grouped by subject and provide advice for improvement.