Outils

Les outils sectoriels OiRA présentés ici sont mis à la disposition des micro- et petites entreprises pour procéder à des évaluations des risques, en les aidant à produire une évaluation documentée spécifiquement adaptée à leurs exigences. Ces outils peuvent être téléchargés gratuitement et sont facilement accessibles en cliquant sur le lien correspondant. Chaque lien est accompagné d’une brève description de l’outil et du nom du partenaire OiRA qui l’a développé. La recherche d’outils peut être effectuée par pays, par langue et par secteur.

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Manufacturing

Latvia

Latvian

Manufacturing of clothes

Typically, occupational health and safety in this sector covers mostly poor ergonomics with awkward postures, repetitive motions and poor lighting. However, this sector is also characterized by multiple risk factors such as noise, exposure to chemical substances, different types of dust, poor microclimate as well as different risk factors leading to accidents at work.  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. Do not forget to implement the proposed preventive measures! The tool includes tips on improving workplace ergonomics, fire safety, training of workers etc. It allows employees to be protected from accidents and occupational diseases. This tool is an easy way to improve working conditions for workers in manufacturing of clothes industry. Using this tool can contribute to keep them healthy, motivated and with good work ability.
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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.
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Generic tools/risk specific

Latvia

Latvian

COVID-19

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Agriculture, forestry & fishing

Latvia

Latvian

Forestry

This tool is intended to companies working in the forestry sector. The sector is characterized by a high proportion of serious and fatal accidents. Besides there are plenty of other risk factors to consider such noise, vibration, unfavourable temperatures, climate changes, painful postures, heavy physical load etc. The tool starts with the identification of hazards and assesses the level of risk. Following that it guides the user to choose the most suitable preventive actions to eliminate or reduce the identified risks. The tool includes tips on ergonomics, work equipment, personal protective equipment, etc. It allows employees to be protected from accidents resulting from falling trees, to decide on measures to reduce the load on the back and joints, to minimise the risk of hearing loss due to high noise levels, as well as to introduce the main principles of fire protection and much more. This tool is an easy way to improve working conditions in any company working in the forestry sector. Using this tool can contribute to keeping workers healthy, motivated and with good work ability.
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Agriculture, forestry & fishing

Iceland

Icelandic

Agriculture

The primary purpose of the Icelandic version of the agricultural OiRA tool is to help farmers to improve their working conditions and minimise risk at the farm. It is easy to use, free and open to all. With OiRA, users get a tool in their hands that helps them to assess the risks in their own work environment. The tool evaluates the risks and returns the results in a report that is only to be seen and used by the farmer or workers at the farm. The tool sets out proposals and examples of improvements in the working environment. There are also references to laws and regulations, number of images for explanation and links to more informative material. Emphasis is placed on fire and accident prevention and handling of machines. Health factors are assessed and risk by infectious diseases is discussed. The general condition of the farm is assessed since it is a part of potential risk factors which have to be taken into consideration. Also included are tips for prevention of accidents related to work with animals, reduce workload on back and joints and instructions to eliminate fall risks. Proper health and safety risk assessments done with the Oira tool, can prevent many accidents and help the employer to find proper solutions.
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Agriculture, forestry & fishing

Latvia

Latvian

Agriculture

This tool deals with agriculture which can be characterized by a huge amount of various risk factors - contact with animals, work with heavy agricultural equipment, exposure to various chemicals, seasonal work, prolonged working hours etc. It 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 tips for prevention of accidents related to work with animals, reduce workload on back and joints, implement fire safety principles and eliminate fall risks. This tool is an easy way to improve working conditions of agricultural workers.  Using this tool can contribute to keep them healthy, motivated and with good work ability.
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Wholesale & retail trade

Latvia

Latvian

Shops

This tool deals with different types of shops. It can be used by rural single small shops in the countryside as well as so-called chain shops and shops located in big shopping malls. It starts with the identification of hazards and assesses the level of risk, then it helps end-users to choose the most suitable preventive actions to eliminate or reduce risk. Also included are tips for ergonomic workplaces, main principles of fire safety and evacuation, advice for manual lifting of heavy weights as well as safe principles working with cash and valuables in order to reduce thefts etc.  This tool is an easy way to improve working conditions of workers in shops.  Using this tool can contribute to keep them healthy, motivated and with good work ability.