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The tool helps identify and evaluate the risks of butchers and meat processing companies. The tool covers a wide range of risks including cuts due to the handling of knives, thermal risks from handling frozen pieces of meat or from working in refrigerators and MSDs due to static standing postures or the handling and transferring of large pieces of meat. The tool is not intended for slaughterhouses.
Dry cleaning and laundry
This tool is meant for small and micro companies offering dry cleaning and laundry services. The activities covered include receiving unclean and delivering clean clothing, bed sheet and similar, performing dry cleaning and washing of such goods, ironing, stacking and sorting. A broad variety of risks is covered by tool, including the risk of falls from height as well as slips and trips, chemical hazards due to the use of cleaning chemicals, unfavourable microclimatic conditions due to work in areas with high heat and humidity as well as ergonomic risks due to working in static and/or uncomfortable position.
This tool helps identify and evaluate risks while working on the manufacture and sale of optical aids. It is intended mostly for micro and small companies. A broad variety of hazards is covered by the tools, such as ergonomic risks due to prolonged static postures, psychosocial risks due to work with demanding clients and much more.
This tool is intended for small and micro companies, to assess the risk of cleaning facilities. It may also be used by larger companies providing cleaning services e.g. in retirement homes, schools, kindergartens, shopping malls, large office spaces, etc. A borad variety of hazards is addressed in the tool. An emphasis is put on falls from height as well as risks of slips and trips. Biological hazards due to possible exposure to infectious material are included and ergonomic risks such as long standing and uncomfortable positions are addressed. Psychosocial risks are included such as working with difficult customers and clients.
This tool is intended for small employers, which are specialized to offer the service of building maintenance, to assess risks in performing such activities, as well as for larger employers for the purpose of making a risk assessment of the caretakers’ activities (for example, in retirement homes, schools, kindergartens, shopping malls, etc.). It entails all hazards, harms and efforts, especially mechanical hazards when handling hand-held power tools, hazards of falls and collapses, hazards of electricity (for electricians), and psychosocial risks due to working with demanding clients.
This tool serves for risk assessment when working in pedicure salons. It is mainly intended for micro and small companies and covers a broad variety of risks including slips, trips and falls, ergonomic risks due to prolonged static body postures as well as psychosocial risks and much more.
Personal services – Beauty salons
Beauticians are exposed to a number of work-related risks such as uncomfortable working positions, repetitive movements, biological hazards (possibility of infection from clients), dealing with chemicals, psychosocial risks etc. This tool is intended for beauticians to easily identify and assess risks, and apply preventive measures for risk prevention and reduction.
The OiRA tool for caregivers of the elderly enables the preparation of risk assessments for jobs in smaller organizational units in which all tasks are performed by caregivers. The tool consists of five modules that include the management of occupational safety and health, information on working conditions, elderly care activities, skin care and other related activities. With this tool employers can protect their workers based on the risk assessment and follow up with the implementation of proper preventive measures.