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

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.

Food & beverages manufacture

Latvia

Latvian

Manufacture of food products

This tool is intended for companies processing food. Typically, occupational health and safety in this sector covers safety aspects caused by working with equipment. However, this sector is characterized by multiple risk factors such as: poor ergonomics including poor work postures, repetitive movements, manual lifting of heavy weights, organic dust, chemicals used for cleaning and disinfection etc.The tool includes tips on reduction of workload and improvement of work organization, fire safety, workplace ergonomics etc. It helps reducing accidents at work and enables better prevention against occupational diseases. Using the tool contributes to keep workers healthy, motivated and with good work ability.

Education

Slovenia

Slovenian

Educational establishments – general

Education

EU level

English

Education – early childhood

The social partners at European level ETUCE and EFEE, in close cooperation with EU-OSHA, have developed this tools to help institutions offering early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) 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.

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.

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.