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

Spain

Spanish

Secondary education

Education

Spain

Catalan

Secondary education

Education

Spain

Spanish

Early childhood education

Education

Spain

Catalan

Early childhood education

Agriculture, forestry & fishing

France

French

Shellfish activities

The tool has been developed and published by the French Maritime Prevention Institute.

Agriculture, forestry & fishing

France

French

Fishing

The tool has been developed and published by the French Maritime Prevention Insitute.

Education

Croatia

Croatian

Education – early childhood

When working with children, nursery teachers are exposed to various work-related risks such as biological hazards (high risks of infectious diseases), risks caused by uncomfortable working positions as well as by repetitive movements and manual handling of children, psychosocial risks cause d by the high responsibility for health and well-being of children but also by relationships with partners etc.. The OiRA tool for nursery teachers helps to identify and assess work-related risks, and provides guidance on their elimination or minimization.

Education

Slovenia

Slovenian

Educational establishments – general

Agriculture, forestry & fishing

Latvia

Latvian

Forestry

This tool is intended to companies working in the forestry sector. The sector is characterized by a high proportion of serious and fatal accidents. Besides there are plenty of other risk factors to consider such noise, vibration, unfavourable temperatures, climate changes, painful postures, heavy physical load etc.The tool starts with the identification of hazards and assesses the level of risk. Following that it guides the user to choose the most suitable preventive actions to eliminate or reduce the identified risks.The tool includes tips on ergonomics, work equipment, personal protective equipment, etc. It allows employees to be protected from accidents resulting from falling trees, to decide on measures to reduce the load on the back and joints, to minimise the risk of hearing loss due to high noise levels, as well as to introduce the main principles of fire protection and much more.This tool is an easy way to improve working conditions in any company working in the forestry sector. Using this tool can contribute to keeping workers healthy, motivated and with good work ability.

Agriculture, forestry & fishing

Iceland

Icelandic

Agriculture

The primary purpose of the Icelandic version of the agricultural OiRA tool is to help farmers to improve their working conditions and minimise risk at the farm. It is easy to use, free and open to all. With OiRA, users get a tool in their hands that helps them to assess the risks in their own work environment. The tool evaluates the risks and returns the results in a report that is only to be seen and used by the farmer or workers at the farm. The tool sets out proposals and examples of improvements in the working environment. There are also references to laws and regulations, number of images for explanation and links to more informative material. Emphasis is placed on fire and accident prevention and handling of machines. Health factors are assessed and risk by infectious diseases is discussed. The general condition of the farm is assessed since it is a part of potential risk factors which have to be taken into consideration. Also included are tips for prevention of accidents related to work with animals, reduce workload on back and joints and instructions to eliminate fall risks. Proper health and safety risk assessments done with the Oira tool, can prevent many accidents and help the employer to find proper solutions.