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The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) has launched a short, interactive on-line course titled ‘An Introduction to Construction Safety for Small Contractors and the Self-Employed’.
Hearing loss affects every member of the family, not just the person who suffers from it. Communication becomes a problem and frustrations creep in, as explained by Audiology Medical Services, Ireland.
Hearing loss affects every member of the family, not just the person who suffers from it. Communication becomes a problem and frustrations creep in.
If you work shifts, aim to have at least four hours sleep at the same time every night/morning (eg, 3am to 7am). This will help to keep your sleep clock regular. Use the weekend or days off to get in some extra “recovery” sleep. Make sure the sleeping environment is as conducive to rest as possible.
We are all familiar with oil trucks and vans driving around the countryside. However we may not realise that some trucks are carrying dangerous goods, ie, chemicals, gases, flammable liquids, infectious substances, radioactive material, or corrosive substances. Strict regulations apply to the drivers of these trucks. They must be trained and certified as ADR drivers. ADR is the name given by the EU to the transport of dangerous goods, and these regulations go back as far as 1957.
Chromium is an essential trace mineral which forms a major part of glucose tolerance factor in the body, being responsible for the proper use of glucose.
Western Management Centre provides training in Safe Pass, fire and chemical handling, plus many other key health and safety courses. Some of these courses are mandatory training courses.
A Galway man has been awarded a Road Safety Authority Leading Lights Approved Driving Instructor (Car) award for 2017.
A new study by the Asthma Society of Ireland shows that improving indoor air quality may help people with asthma manage their symptoms.
In order to work in any type of building or construction site you must have a Safe Pass card. This card is mandatory for many jobs involving maintenance, building, painting, landscaping, etc.