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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Education

Slovenia

Slovenian

Educational establishments – general

Education

Greece

Greek

Educational Establishments

This on-line, interactive Risk Assessment tool, by covering a broad range of educational institutions from primary school to secondary education, helps to identify and assess occupational risks of those working in educational institutions and to determine the appropriate measures to eliminate or control them properly. The tool is primarily meant to prevent any accidents and work related health conditions of the teachers in compliance with the applicable national OSH legislation but it also covers other professions working in educational institutions, such as care takers, cleaning personnel, canteen workers, etc. In addition, it is ensuring the safety and health of pupils/students who are present on a daily basis in the school environment and due to this fact, the pedagogical dimension of the tool is of high importance, for the development of an OSH education and the fostering of an OSH risks prevention culture not only among the teachers but among the current pupils/students, the workers and employers of tomorrow.

Electrical & related works

Greece

Greek

Lift installation and maintenance

Installation and maintenance of elevators is work that goes along with high demands and responsibilities as well as hazards such as working in confined spaces, working on electrical installations, dealing with heavy objects etc. This tool is meant to support micro and small enterprises in the sector in the identification of health and safety risks during elevator maintenance and installation. It allows companies to choose the most suitable preventive and protective actions to eliminate or reduce them. These preventive measures include tips on ergonomics, work equipment, personal protective equipment, etc. The tools helps employers to comply with the requirements of the applicable national OSH legislation and to protect their employees through a process of continuous improvement of their implementation. The tool covers risk factors related to the work of the office staff on the premises of the company, the technical staff involved in the installation and maintenance of elevators both within the company premises and the workplaces of third parties (customers), as well as to the operations of the subcontractors providing specific services.

Electrical & related works

Slovenia

Slovenian

Electricians

This OiRA tool includes the usual work of electrician. Work space of electrician is specific. Work is done outside or in the building, where inside conditions depend on the object being operated. Electrician work encompasses several phases from basic wiring to final assembly. When the tasks are carried out in the unoccupied building, electrician is often exposed to a severe cold and draught. Electrician is exposed to a several risks such as burns caused by electricity, extreme low temperatures, repetitive tasks, heavy lifting, working on heights, chances of eye injury due to the flying objects, slips, falls, dangerous goods and toxic biological substances due to the animal feces. The purpose of the online tool OiRA for painters and façade workers is for employees and employers to remind each other of dangers, collaborate, and give each other advice to make a safer workplace for employees. 

Education

Cyprus

Greek

Educational Establishments

An educational establishment is an institution designed to provide learning spaces and learning environments for the teaching of students under the direction of teachers. This tool aims to help identify and assess the risks to which students and teachers are exposed in the educational establishments. Questions are grouped by subject and provide advice for improvement.