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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Hairdressers & beauty salons

Latvia

Latvian

Personal services – beauty saloons

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.

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.