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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Hotels restaurants catering

Slovenia

Slovenian

HORECA: Cafes & Restaurants & Catering sector

Education

Slovenia

Slovenian

Educational establishments – general

Hotels restaurants catering

Slovenia

Slovenian

Cooks

This risk assessment has been produced in order to assist cooks to do their job safely. Cooks and chefs spend most of the day on their feet, and it is often necessary to lift and carry heavy bags or boxes of ingredients. The commercial kitchen is full of sharp blades and dangerously hot surfaces, so both cuts and burns are commonplace. During a busy shift the floors can become slippery from grease or moisture, creating a slipping hazard. Many of the powerful cleansers, grease cutters and sanitizers used in the industry are toxic and corrosive, presenting health risks of their own when used incorrectly. The cooks are exposed to a wide range of threats such as mechanical hazards (cutting and needle stick injuries), burns, threats of electrocution, etc.  An interactive OiRA tool intended for cooks which comprises a basic description of  kitchens, encourages cooperation between employees and employers and significantly contributes to improvements in the workplace and working environment.