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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Agriculture, forestry & fishing

Lithuania

Lithuanian

Agriculture

The agricultural sector is one of the most dangerous sectors having high figures on accidents at work. Accidents often occur due to inappropriate machinery, unprotected parts of the machinery, not preventing workers from entering hazardous areas etc. Employees assigned to work with agricultural machinery are often not trained properly about safety and health at work and are not aware of the safety and health requirements set by the equipment manufacturer for the operation of the equipment. in addition people working in the sector are facing risks related to dealing with dangerous substances, high physical workload because of manual handling, etc. Proper health and safety risk assessments done with this tool, can prevent many of these risks and help the employer to find proper solutions.

Food production & sale

Lithuania

Lithuanian

Bakeries

The OiRA tool for bakeries has been developed to help small and medium-sized enterprises whose economic activity is 'bakery and flour products' to asses the risks at their workplaces. The tool helps to identify the hazards faced by employees who work in these economic activities, including work equipment, hazardous and dangerous materials, hot surfaces, manual handling of loads, etc. Preventive measures are also proposed that may help eliminate or reduce the risk to an acceptable level. With the help of the OiRA tool, employers will be able to assess the occupational risks posed by the risks faced by employees and to create a work environment that is safe for workers and does not harm their health.

Cleaning services

Lithuania

Lithuanian

Cleaning

This tool deals with companies within the cleaning services sector. The main difficulty of these companies is that  employees must clean the offices of other companies and therefore, it is more difficult to assess all risks at their workplaces. The tool is focused on the hazardous works, including working at heights during the cleaning of the big windows, the use of chemicals at work and so on. The tool can also be used by companies which have their own employees/cleaners.

Construction & maintenance

Lithuania

Lithuanian

Construction (earth works)

Generic tools/risk specific

Lithuania

Lithuanian

COVID-19

Education

Lithuania

Lithuanian

Educational establishments

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.

Hotels restaurants catering

Lithuania

Lithuanian

Hotels and restaurants

This tool is for hotels and restaurants. The main hazards of these activities are manual handling, slips, falls, trips and psychological factors as well as hot surfaces and biological factors. In order to minimize these risks, the key preventive measures are training, job re-placement, knowledge of stress relief principles and etc.

Cleaning services

Lithuania

Lithuanian

Laundry

This tool is created for small and medium laundries including washing, dry cleaning, stain cleaning, ironing, and steam ironing.

Manufacturing

Lithuania

Lithuanian

Manufacture of furniture

Health and safety cannot be ignored in the furniture production. The negative effects of technologies on workers' lungs, fingers, ears, eyes and so on must be minimised by providing adequate training, supervision and safety equipment. Health hazards include exposure to wood dust, dangerous chemicals, noise, unguarded machinery, non-ergonomic handling procedures and fire/explosion.

Manufacturing

Lithuania

Lithuanian

Manufacture of plastic products

This tool is for companies that manufacture plastic products like polyurethane, composite plastic products, polystyrene foam products, thermoplastic products and recycle plastic waste. The main hazards in this sector are moving parts of equipment, manual handling, biological risk factors, dangerous chemicals, noise and electricity. In order to minimise these risks, it is important to use work equipment in good condition, to use safety signs, to ensure proper ventilation, to use personal protective equipment and to train workers.