How to use OiRA tools to prevent musculoskeletal disorders

The Bulgarian Ministry of Labour and Social Policy in cooperation with the General Labour Inspectorate is organising a regional event to introduce risk assessment with OiRA, having a special focus on musculoskeletal disorders. Lisätietoa

New OiRA figures available

National OiRA partners from all over Europe are constantly working on developing tools and making them known to the companies. Be up-to-date on which tools are soon to come! Lisätietoa

OSHwiki article in the spotlight: Psychosocial risk factors for MSDs and prevention

Psychosocial risk factors are a significant cause of ill-health in many workplaces. As well as their adverse effect on mental well-being they can also contribute to the development of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).The global COVID-19 pandemic is...Lisätietoa

Stay safe in the classroom with OiRA tools

Teachers face psychosocial as well as physical risks, whether at pre-school, primary, secondary or university level. Online interactive Risk Assessment (OiRA) tools are available to help identify hazards and the most suitable preventive actions...Lisätietoa

Intensive risk assessment training with OiRA in Lithuania

Our Lithuanian focal point is organising three seminars on 8, 16 and 22 September to demonstrate how the Online Interactive Risk Assessment (OiRA) tools can help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) assess and manage work-related risks.The...Lisätietoa

Latvia: assessing workplace risks, always up to date with OiRA

Earthworks and outdoor construction companies in Latvia can use the recently updated and tailored OiRA tools to manage occupational risks in their sectors.Thanks to our proactive OiRA partner - the State Labour Inspectorate of the Republic of Latvia...Lisätietoa

Keeping retail workers safe and healthy with OiRA tools

Lifting heavy produce, prolonged standing and stacking shelves, dealing with customers … all take their toll on retail and wholesale workers. Ten Online interactive Risk Assessment (OiRA) tools for this sector help employers, particularly in micro...Lisätietoa

Assessing risks in the construction and maintenance sector: let OiRA tools do the work

Working in construction or maintenance involves a wide range of tasks, each requiring effective risk assessment. Whether manufacturing concrete (Bulgaria), carrying out earth works (Latvia, Lithuania and Bulgaria) or repairing a roof (Slovenia),...Lisätietoa

Promoting the use of good practice and OiRA tools to micro and small enterprises in Bulgaria

On 13 July, the Bulgarian focal point hosts a seminar to raise awareness of the risks associated with musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), the use of best practices and on how to conduct risk assessments with the help of Online interactive Risk...Lisätietoa

Reducing accidents in the woodworking sector with OiRA tools

Did you know that woodworking and related activities have some of the highest accident rates in the manufacturing industry? Six Online interactive Risk Assessment (OiRA) tools tailored to this sector highlight the risks associated with working with...Lisätietoa