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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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.

Hotels restaurants catering

Latvia

Latvian

Cafes and restaurants

This tool deals with different types of companies within the food catering sector. It can be used by restaurants, bistros, cafes, bars 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 eDon't forget to implement identified preventive measures! This tool is an easy way to improve working conditions of workers in catering sector. Using this tool can contribute to keep them healthy, motivated and with good work ability.

Cleaning services

Latvia

Latvian

Cleaning

This tool deals with cleaning work. Cleaning is performed in different work environments in various kinds of buildings and territories. Therefore the types of risks to which cleaning workers are exposed are not only related to the specific job they are doing, but also caused by specific situations in the premises they work in. 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 ergonomics, equipment, personal protective equipment etc. This tool is an easy way to improve working conditions of workers employed in cleaning sector.  Using this tool can contribute to keep them healthy, motivated and with good work ability.

Wholesale & retail trade

Latvia

Latvian

Commercial shops

This tool deals with different types of shops. It can be used by rural single small shops in the countryside as well as so-called chain shops and shops located in big shopping malls. It starts with the identification of hazards and assesses the level of risk, then it helps end-users to choose the most suitable preventive actions to eliminate or reduce risk. Also included are tips for ergonomic workplaces, main principles of fire safety and evacuation, advice for manual lifting of heavy weights as well as safe principles working with cash and valuables in order to reduce thefts etc.  This tool is an easy way to improve working conditions of workers in shops.  Using this tool can contribute to keep them healthy, motivated and with good work ability.

Construction & maintenance

Latvia

Latvian

Construction - indoor work

This tool is intended for companies which perform construction works indoors. This sector is characterised by multiple risk factors, including work at height, hand injuries, different types of dusts, various harmful effects of chemical substances, noise, 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 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.

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.
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Construction & maintenance

Latvia

Latvian

Construction (outdoor work)

This tool is intended for companies that perform construction work outdoors (e.g. work on roof, insultation works, decoration and restoration of facades). Construction in general is a sector characterised by multiple risk factors, including falling of workers and objects, exposure to dust and fibres, noise, vibration, weather conditions unsuitable for work, 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 scaffolding and personal protective equipment for fall prevention, tips on ergonomics, protection of respiratory system and safe use of work 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.

Generic tools/risk specific

Latvia

Latvian

COVID-19

Human health & social workers activities

Latvia

Latvian

Doctor's practice

This tool is intended for small health care establishments (e.g. general physicians, dentists etc.). These workplaces can be characterized by multiple risk factors such as: biological risks related to sharp injuries, office work, working in awkward postures for long hours, fatigue, burn-out, chemicals etc.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 reduction of stress and fatigue, ergonomics, fire safety, ionizing radiation and workplace health promotion. These tips prevent employees from identified risks, reduce the load for the back and joints, introduce the main principles of fire protection etc.The tool is an easy way to improve working conditions for workers in health care. Using this tool contributes to keep workers healthy, motivated and with good work ability.

Education

Latvia

Latvian

Educational Establishments

This tool deals with educational establishments where health and safety is related both to teachers and students. 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 slips, trips and falls, reduction of voice overload and examples of good working postures to avoid back and joint pain. This tool is an easy way to improve working conditions of teachers.  Using this tool can contribute to keeping them healthy, motivated and with good work ability.