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OiRA Tools

The OiRA sectoral tools provided here are to enable micro and small enterprises to carry out risk assessments. The tools are free to download and can be easily accessed by clicking on the relevant link. Each link is accompanied by a short description of the tool and the name of the OiRA partner who developed it. Tools can be searched by country, language and sector.

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Lauksaimniecība
30/09/2016
Agriculture
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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01/05/2014
Air transport
Bulgaria
Bulgarian

Air transport

The tool covers the following modules: Noise; Vibrations; Accelerations; Lighting on the flight deck; Electricity and static electricity; Cosmic radiation (ionizing radiation); Non-Ionizing radiation (radio transmissions and microwaves); Organisational setting and social environment; Mental stress; Biological and chemical environment.
Pekarne
30/09/2016
Manufacture of food products
Slovenia
Slovenian

Bakeries

Bakers work in manufacturing facilities that produce bread, pastries, and other baked products. Bakers' work is demanding and relatively difficult. It is very often exposed to various dangers and risks of rotating tools and moving parts, burns from cooking and heating liquids. Bakers work with their hands or fingers and are occasionally exposed to extreme heat or cold while working outside or in cold storages. Work is continuously performed in artificial light at high temperatures and humid fluctuations with the presence of fine particles (flour, sugar powder) and excessive noise. The OiRA tool for bakers deals with general and specific risks at work. This risk assessment contains proposed solutions to reduce or eliminate the risks. All requirements, listed in the OiRA tool, are linked to legislation.
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08/11/2016
Beauty salons
Latvia
Latvian

Beauty salons

This tool is intended to beauty salons establishments having to deal with many different occupational risk factors - contact with customers, inadequate lighting and microclimate, work in awkward postures, repetitive movements, nail fungal exposure, frequent contact with water and wet items, 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. Do not forget to implement the proposed preventive measures! The tool includes tips on how to protect employees from burns, to reduce the load of the spine and joints, it also includes an introduction on the main principles of fire safety and on how to prevent damage to the skin hand. This tool is an easy way to improve working conditions in beauty salons. Using this tool can contribute to keep them healthy, motivated and with good work ability.
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01/05/2014
Butchers
Cyprus
Greek

Butchers

Some butchers sell their goods in specialized stores, commonly termed as butcher shops. Butchers at a butcher shop may usually perform secondary butchery to prepare fresh cuts of meat for sale. This tool aims to help identify and assess the risks in which workers at a buchery store are exposed. Questions are grouped by subject and provide advice for improvement.
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09/11/2016
Butchers
Greece
Greek

Butchers

The butchers sector usually experiences work related risks factors and illnesses, mainly as a result of the use of knives, sharp instruments, cutting machines, manual load transport, workers' movements on slippery floors, exposure to low temperatures, as well as various harmful biological agents. The OiRA tool is intended for micro and small enterprises in this sector primarily. The use of the tool by businesses is expected to shape the health and safe conditions at the workplace, to improve the level of protection for workers, as well as to support the efficiency and competitiveness of the industry at the same time.
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15/12/2016
Butchers
Slovenia
Slovenian

Butchers

The tool OiRA is meant for butchers and meat processing plants. With OiRA we identify the risks that come with the work place and working environment. OiRA tool for butchers look at cutting, grinding, saws, knives, cold rooms, etc. Included are also psychological risks that come with butchering livestock and harder physical work. The butcher is often exposed to unsuitable micro climate strains like cold, heat, noise, vibrations, unsuitable lighting, etc. Butchers work is also physically hard, because of all the standing, carrying and pushing around heavy objects. The usual injuries are cuts, bruises, and burns from machinery. The employee can get hurt by livestock, or get an infection (biological risk). Work with food requires hygiene, cleaning and frequent disinfection. The purpose of online tool OiRA for butchers is to inform the employees about dangers and how to avoid them. OiRA tool encourages employees to collaborate with employers, report their thoughts, proposals/initiatives how to improve working place, and sharing advices with others.
Sabiedriskā ēdināšana
30/09/2016
Hotels and restaurants
Latvia
Latvian

Cafes and restaurants

This tool deals with different types of companies within the food catering sector. It can be used by restaurants, bistros, cafes, bars 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 eDon't forget to implement identified preventive measures! This tool is an easy way to improve working conditions of workers in catering sector. Using this tool can contribute to keep them healthy, motivated and with good work ability.
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17/10/2016
Car repair
France
French

Car and heavy load vehicles repair

This tool is intended for car and heavy load vehicles repair. It includes optional modules: Mechanics / Bodywork / trucks which can be activated according to the company's business. It was developed jointly by prevention organizations (INRS, CARSAT ...) and actors from the automotive repair sector (professional organizations ...).
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12/12/2016
Car repair
Portugal
Portuguese

Car repair

The automotive repair sector is distributed throughout the country and it is mainly made of micro and small companies. It is also a sector very relevant in economic and employment terms. This tool covers the main hazards/risks in the various work areas, including reception, auto mechanics, work on the bodywork, tire replacement and service station. It also addresses the problems associated with emergencies, as well as structural/environmental hazards/risks and occupational safety and health management in the company. The tool allows an assessment of existing risks, suggests measures to be implemented to control these risks and produces an action plan that users can adopt in order to manage health and safety in their company.

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