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18/06/2019
Undeclared work is a complex problem across European countries as it can occur in many occupational sectors. It defines any paid activity that is lawful in respect of its nature, but not declared to...See more
12/06/2019
The 25th anniversary of EU-OSHA coincides with another important European milestone on occupational safety and health (OSH): 30 years ago, on 12 June, the OSH Framework Directive 89/391/EEC was...See more
07/06/2019
The promotion of OiRA tools and their benefits in assessing workplace risks is reaching across European countries with seminars in Croatia and Bulgaria .See more
20/05/2019
The Bulgarian and the Cypriot OiRA partners are promoting their tools with two seminars in May with support from EU-OSHA.See more

New tools

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OiRA tool
The tool is suitable for educational staff in a wide variety of educational establishments, such as pre-school educational establishments, schools, training schools and universities. People working in the sector are facing risks related to dealing with a lot of different psychosocial risk factors, such as third party violence, bullying and high workload, ergonomic risk factors, e.g. related to standing/seated work and many others as well as other physical risks such as exposure to noise. The tool starts 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. Also included are measures for prevention. This tool is an easy way to improve working conditions of teachers.
Language:
Lithuanian
Country:
Lithuania
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OiRA tool
The passenger road traffic tool has been created by the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health together with social partners: The Finnish Bus and Coach Association, Employers' Federation of Road Transport, Transport Workers’ Union AKT and The Centre for Occupational Safety. The tool is meant for micro and small bus and coach companies to help them managing successfully occupational safety and health risks in their daily work.
Language:
Finnish
Country:
Finland
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OiRA tool
The live performance sector encompasses artistic productions and workplaces with a great diversity of elements to be considered in relation to occupational health and safety. The tool covers, among other things, the technical elements in relation to set, rigging and stage; the special elements, stunts and artistic performance activities on the stage; the chemical and hazardous substances used in special effects; frequent high noise levels; and the presence of an audience. Considering these risks, it's clear that a sector-specific risk assessment is vitally necessary to prevent accident and injury. The tool is focused on venues such as opera houses, theaters, etc. that are hosting different live productions.
Language:
Greek
Country:
Greece
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