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OiRA Tools
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26/06/2019
Motor vehicles, repair & related activities
Grécia
Greek

Vehicles repair

This tool helps to identify and evaluate the occupational risks in repair, maintenance, painting and cleaning of vehicles. This sector is characterized by multiple risk factors such as: working in awkward postures, dealing with car elevators and heavy object lifting and moving, dealing with dangerous substances, such as chemicals, dust etc., being exposed to noise, dust and many more. Vehicles repair garages can find here an easy and straight forward way to do their risk assessment for the protection of their workers, in compliance with the requirements of the applicable national OSH legislation. The tool starts with the identification of hazards and assesses the level of risk. Following that it allows companies to choose the most suitable preventive actions to eliminate or reduce risk. These preventive measures include tips on ergonomics, work equipment, personal protective equipment, accidents resulting from slipping, the load for the back and joints, the emergency situations etc. The use of the tool improves the OSH working conditions for workers in the vehicles repair garages and contributes to keep them healthy, motivated and with good work ability.
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26/06/2019
Education
Grécia
Greek

Educational institutes

This on-line, interactive Risk Assessment tool, by covering a broad range of educational institutions from primary school to secondary education, helps to identify and assess occupational risks of those working in educational institutions and to determine the appropriate measures to eliminate or control them properly. The tool is primarily meant to prevent any accidents and work related health conditions of the teachers in compliance with the applicable national OSH legislation but it also covers other professions working in educational institutions, such as care takers, cleaning personnel, canteen workers, etc. In addition, it is ensuring the safety and health of pupils/students who are present on a daily basis in the school environment and due to this fact, the pedagogical dimension of the tool is of high importance, for the development of an OSH education and the fostering of an OSH risks prevention culture not only among the teachers but among the current pupils/students, the workers and employers of tomorrow.
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05/03/2019
In March, EU-OSHA’s national Focial Points (FOPs) and OiRA partners in Lithuania and Greece are organising OiRA events co-financed by EU-OSHA, to present and promote the benefits of OiRA tools enabling a tailored risk assessment and risk management...Ver mais
OiRA Tools
1-5 F-A 72.jpg
26/06/2019
Motor vehicles, repair & related activities
Grécia
Greek

Vehicles repair

This tool helps to identify and evaluate the occupational risks in repair, maintenance, painting and cleaning of vehicles. This sector is characterized by multiple risk factors such as: working in awkward postures, dealing with car elevators and heavy object lifting and moving, dealing with dangerous substances, such as chemicals, dust etc., being exposed to noise, dust and many more. Vehicles repair garages can find here an easy and straight forward way to do their risk assessment for the protection of their workers, in compliance with the requirements of the applicable national OSH legislation. The tool starts with the identification of hazards and assesses the level of risk. Following that it allows companies to choose the most suitable preventive actions to eliminate or reduce risk. These preventive measures include tips on ergonomics, work equipment, personal protective equipment, accidents resulting from slipping, the load for the back and joints, the emergency situations etc. The use of the tool improves the OSH working conditions for workers in the vehicles repair garages and contributes to keep them healthy, motivated and with good work ability.
1-10 F-A 72_1.jpg
26/06/2019
Education
Grécia
Greek

Educational institutes

This on-line, interactive Risk Assessment tool, by covering a broad range of educational institutions from primary school to secondary education, helps to identify and assess occupational risks of those working in educational institutions and to determine the appropriate measures to eliminate or control them properly. The tool is primarily meant to prevent any accidents and work related health conditions of the teachers in compliance with the applicable national OSH legislation but it also covers other professions working in educational institutions, such as care takers, cleaning personnel, canteen workers, etc. In addition, it is ensuring the safety and health of pupils/students who are present on a daily basis in the school environment and due to this fact, the pedagogical dimension of the tool is of high importance, for the development of an OSH education and the fostering of an OSH risks prevention culture not only among the teachers but among the current pupils/students, the workers and employers of tomorrow.
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26/06/2019
Electrical & related works
Grécia
Greek

Installation and maintenance of elevators

Installation and maintenance of elevators is work that goes along with high demands and responsibilities as well as hazards such as working in confined spaces, working on electrical installations, dealing with heavy objects etc. This tool is meant to support micro and small enterprises in the sector in the identification of health and safety risks during elevator maintenance and installation. It allows companies to choose the most suitable preventive and protective actions to eliminate or reduce them. These preventive measures include tips on ergonomics, work equipment, personal protective equipment, etc. The tools helps employers to comply with the requirements of the applicable national OSH legislation and to protect their employees through a process of continuous improvement of their implementation. The tool covers risk factors related to the work of the office staff on the premises of the company, the technical staff involved in the installation and maintenance of elevators both within the company premises and the workplaces of third parties (customers), as well as to the operations of the subcontractors providing specific services.
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12/02/2019
Arts & entertainment
Live Performance
Grécia
Greek

Live performance - Venues

The live performance sector encompasses artistic productions and workplaces with a great diversity of elements to be considered in relation to occupational health and safety. The tool covers, among other things, the technical elements in relation to set, rigging and stage; the special elements, stunts and artistic performance activities on the stage; the chemical and hazardous substances used in special effects; frequent high noise levels; and the presence of an audience. Considering these risks, it's clear that a sector-specific risk assessment is vitally necessary to prevent accident and injury. The tool is focused on venues such as opera houses, theaters, etc. that are hosting different live productions.
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12/02/2019
Arts & entertainment
Live Performance
Grécia
Greek

Live performance - Productions

The live performance sector encompasses artistic productions and workplaces with a great diversity of elements to be considered in relation to occupational health and safety. The tool covers, among other things, the technical elements in relation to set, rigging and stage; the special elements, stunts and artistic performance activities on the stage; the chemical and hazardous substances used in special effects; frequent high noise levels; and the presence of an audience. Considering these risks, it's clear that a sector-specific risk assessment is vitally necessary to prevent accident and injury. The tool includes also the cooperation between the production and the different venues hosting productions when going on tour.
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29/10/2018
Manufacturing
Grécia
Greek

Mastiha processing and production

The OiRA tool for conducting a Risk Assessment study in the field of natural mastiha processing and production of a range of different mastiha-based products - a world's unique natural raisin produced exclusively in the southern part of the island of Chios - aims to protect the safety and health of workers from the hazards in their working environment, such as the hazards associated to the use of sharp tools, to repetitive movements of the upper limbs, to the continuous sedentary work, to musculoskeletal problems or hazards associated to the equipment used for cleaning, separating and treating processes of the natural mastiha raisin, as well as to the packaging and distribution equipment for the various mastiha products. The identification and assessment of these hazards and their associated risks and then, in a next phase, the development of an action plan with all the necessary protection and prevention measures through this specialized, online, interactive RA tool is expected to make a decisive contribution to the continuous improvement of the working conditions and the working environment and to the intended reduction in the numbers of the occupational accidents and the work-related diseases in the particular business sector. It is worthy to note that the systematic and effective management of occupational risks on the basis of prevention, is a matter of top priority for the cooperative Association of the Mastiha Producers in the island of Chios. This association is the collective expression of 20 primary cooperatives from the 24 mastiha-villages covering in appr. 4.500 local small family businesses of mastiha-trees cultivation and its main activity is the collection, processing and marketing of the natural raisin (named mastiha) and the production and marketing of its wide range of products (the most important of them awarded with the label of “Protected Designation of Origin (P.D.O.) products”).
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09/11/2016
Wholesale & retail trade
Grécia
Greek

Commercial shops

This tool has been developed to help owners of small commercial shops to assess the safety and health risks in their business. It also guides the user to setting up an action plan by deciding on measures to eliminate or mitigate the identified risks. The user is supported in this process by plenty of tips and proposals given within the tool. The 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.
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09/11/2016
Personal & other service occupations
Grécia
Greek

Laundry/Dry cleaners sector

Working conditions in the dry cleaning sector are generally good, but employees often suffer from musculoskeletal problems due to the transport of heavy objects or because they have to work in unsuitable work postures or during long working hours. Other serious problems are mainly related to the exposure to relatively high temperatures, solvents and other chemicals used in the cleaning or dyeing processes, or moving parts while handling special cleaners, ironing, packing or sorting and storage of various weave types and related household. The OiRA tool is intended primarily for micro and small enterprises in the sector. The use of the tool by businesses is expected to contribute 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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09/11/2016
Hairdressers & beauty salons
Personal & other service occupations
Grécia
Greek

Hairdressing

In most hairdressing salons, everything is geared around the client. Sometimes hairdressers disregard their own health, leading to health problems such as hairdresser eczema or wrist, neck and shoulder complaints. This often forces them, even while still very young, to abandon the profession. This tool has been created to identify and evaluate safety and health risks in hairdressers salons. It addresses the most common risks in a salon and gives tips on how to eliminate or prevent them.
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09/11/2016
Office work & administration
Grécia
Greek

Working in offices

This OiRA tool is intended for micro and small enterprises who are in the process of carrying out an assessment of the risks commonly encountered in an office environment. This OiRA tool also refers to the current legal provisions in place. The tool identifies the most common hazardous situations and assists the users to come up with control measures and an action plan to address these risks.
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09/11/2016
Hotels restaurants catering
Grécia
Greek

Catering

Occupational risks in the catering services industry are mainly associated with physically demanding work, prolonged standing and static postures, repetitive movements of the upper limbs and manual transport of loads. It is also associated with working in kitchens with hot surfaces, using knives, sharp instruments, cutting machine, workers' movements, and slippery floors. Other risks at the workplace are associated with long working hours and over exposure to high and low temperatures, high levels of noise, chemical cleaners and various harmful biological factors. The psychosocial risks due to increasing work demands, irregular schedules and regular contact with customers are also very important. The OiRA tool is intended primarily for micro and small enterprises in the sector. 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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09/11/2016
Food production & sale
Grécia
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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09/11/2016
Personal & other service occupations
Private security
Grécia
Greek

Private security

Private security guards are involved in preventing all types of risks and in serving the security of people, premises, processes, and goods. At the same time they are exposed to many risks, such as slips, trips and falls and violence of all types to only name the most frequent ones.This tool shelps employers in the sector to assess the safty and health risks for their staff and to come up with an action plan for eliminating and mitigating identified risks.
Notícias
1-39 F-A 72.jpg
05/03/2019
In March, EU-OSHA’s national Focial Points (FOPs) and OiRA partners in Lithuania and Greece are organising OiRA events co-financed by EU-OSHA, to present and promote the benefits of OiRA tools enabling a tailored risk assessment and risk management...Ver mais