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 production & sale

Cyprus

Greek

Bakeries

Food production & sale

Cyprus

Greek

Butchers

Some butchers sell their goods in specialized stores, commonly termed as butcher shops. Butchers at a butcher shop may usually perform secondary butchery to prepare fresh cuts of meat for sale. This tool aims to help identify and assess the risks to which workers at a buchery store are exposed. Questions are grouped by subject and provide advice for improvement.

Food production & sale

Greece

Greek

Butchers

The butchers sector usually experiences work related risks factors and illnesses, mainly as a result of the use of knives, sharp instruments, cutting machines, manual load transport, workers' movements on slippery floors, exposure to low temperatures, as well as various harmful biological agents. The OiRA tool is intended for micro and small enterprises in this sector primarily. The use of the tool by businesses is expected to shape the health and safe conditions at the workplace, to improve the level of protection for workers, as well as to support the efficiency and competitiveness of the industry at the same time.

Hotels restaurants catering

Cyprus

Greek

Cafes and restaurants

Safety and health and risk prevention at work are not only legal obligations but also a business necessity. They safeguard and protect workers' safety and health and the viability of the business. It is always very important to assess the risks and take appropriate preventive and control measures to avoid accidents and health problems. This tool helps identify and evaluate working conditions in restaurants and coffee shops. Questions are grouped by topic and advice is given to improve workplace conditions.

Hotels restaurants catering

Cyprus

Greek

Catering

Catering is the business of providing food service at a remote site or a site such as a hotel, public house (pub), or other location  by an outside licensed and insured restaurant and /or catering operation. Food is prepared, transported, set out and/or served by the vendor’s employees. This tool aims to help identify and assess the risks in which workers in the catering services are exposed. Questions are grouped by subject and provide advice for improvement.

Hotels restaurants catering

Greece

Greek

Catering

Occupational risks in the catering services industry are mainly associated with physically demanding work, prolonged standing and static postures, repetitive movements of the upper limbs and manual transport of loads. It is also associated with working in kitchens with hot surfaces, using knives, sharp instruments, cutting machine, workers' movements, and slippery floors. Other risks at the workplace are associated with long working hours and over exposure to high and low temperatures, high levels of noise, chemical cleaners and various harmful biological factors. The psychosocial risks due to increasing work demands, irregular schedules and regular contact with customers are also very important.  The OiRA tool is intended primarily for micro and small enterprises in the sector. The use of the tool by businesses is expected to shape the health and safe conditions at the workplace, to improve the level of protection for workers, as well as to support the efficiency and competitiveness of the industry at the same time.

Wholesale & retail trade

Cyprus

Greek

Commercial shops

Safety and health and risk prevention at work are not only legal obligations but also a business necessity. They safeguard and protect workers' safety and health and the viability of the business. It is always very important to assess the risks and take appropriate preventive and control measures to avoid accidents and health problems. This tool helps identify and evaluate working conditions in small commercial shops. Questions are grouped by topic and advice is given to improve workplace conditions.

Wholesale & retail trade

Greece

Greek

Commercial shops

This tool has been developed to help owners of small commercial shops to assess the safety and health risks in their business. It also guides the user to setting up an action plan by deciding on measures to eliminate or mitigate the identified risks. The user is supported in this process by plenty of tips and proposals given within the tool. The 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.

Generic tools/risk specific

Greece

Greek

COVID-19

Generic tools/risk specific

Cyprus

Greek

COVID-19