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

Belgium

Dutch

Nurseries and primary education

The OiRA tool for nurseries and primary education supports the mentioned establishments and/or the organizing body in pursuing a health and safety policy and conducting a risk assessment. This tool was created through intensive collaboration between the various education providers (GO! Education of the Flemish Community, Catholic Education Flanders, Provincial Education Flanders, Educational Association of Cities and Municipalities, Consultation Small Education Providers), the employee organizations of the education sector (ACOD Education, Christelijke Onderwijscentrale - ACV, Christelijke Onderwijzers Verbond, VSOA-Education), the Department of Education and Training and the Education Inspectorate of the Flemish government and the Federal Public Service Employment, Labor and Social Dialogue

Manufacturing, Working with metal

Latvia

Latvian

Metal works

This tool is intended for companies performing metal works. Typically, occupational health and safety in this sector covers safety aspects caused by work with equipment. However there is more to it. The  sector is characterized by multiple risk factors including different types of dust and fumes, noise, exposure to chemical substances, poor ergonomics including manual lifting of heavy weights and much more.The tool starts It 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 exhaust ventilation, fire safety, workplace ergonomics, training of workers etc.Proper risk assessment and management will protect employees from risks to their safety and health at work. Using this tool can contribute to keep them healthy, motivated and with good work ability.

Education

Spain

Spanish

Secondary education

Education

Spain

Catalan

Secondary education

Education

Spain

Spanish

Early childhood education

Education

Spain

Catalan

Early childhood education

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

Electrical & related works

Iceland

Icelandic

Electricians

OiRA tool for electrical work is a great tool for general risk assessment when doing electrical work. This tool is mainly focused on basic electrical work and is designed for small or medium sized companies.This tool does not replace more complex risk assessments for bigger or more complex projects were there are very high safety standards. But it´s a great tool as a basic risk assessment for companies without access to any risk assessments.This project is a collaboration between Rafmennt and the Administration of Occupational Safety and Health in Iceland. All hints regarding this tool can be sent at andri@ar.is.

Education

EU level

English

Educational Establishments

The social partners at European level ETUCE and EFEE, in close cooperation with EU-OSHA, have developed this tool to help Secondary Education institutions to assess occupational safety and health (OSH) risks and take preventive and effective action, not only for teachers but for all staff concerned!The elaboration of these tools was introduced in 2016 in a Joint Declaration from both partners: Preventing and Combating Psychosocial Hazards in the Education Sector.Risks in the education sector are multifaceted and the tools include a great number of prevention measures - for psychosocial risks, risks of slips, trips and falls, risks stemming from a lack of building maintenance, and many more.