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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Food & beverages manufacture

Latvia

Latvian

Manufacture of food products

This tool is intended for companies processing food. Typically, occupational health and safety in this sector covers safety aspects caused by working with equipment. However, this sector is characterized by multiple risk factors such as: poor ergonomics including poor work postures, repetitive movements, manual lifting of heavy weights, organic dust, chemicals used for cleaning and disinfection etc.The tool includes tips on reduction of workload and improvement of work organization, fire safety, workplace ergonomics etc. It helps reducing accidents at work and enables better prevention against occupational diseases. Using the 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.