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Keep your blood sugars balanced with chromium

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.

Safe Pass, manual handling, and health and safety courses at Western Management Centre

In order to work in some areas of industry employees must have specific qualifications. Western Management Centre offers a range of key health and safety courses that are mandatory for anyone wanting to work in a factory, nursing home, building site, warehouse, or as a special needs assistant (SNA).

Health and Safety Authority launches new work related stress campaign

The Health and Safety Authority has launched a new information campaign aimed at raising awareness of the damaging effects of work related stress. Work related stress is stress caused or made worse by work. It refers to situations where employees perceive their work in such a way that they have serious and on-going difficulty coping with day-to-day demands.

Hearing is precious - protect it

Michael O’Neill Hearing Aid Audiologist of O’Neill Hearing Care Clinic is an agent for all Oticon Ltd. Hearing Aid Technologies. Oticon OPN1 was voted the best European premium hearing technology at “The 10th Golden Lobe Awards” at AIHHP 2016 Hearing Expo.

Midsummer’s ball to fund cancer treatments for children in east Africa

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A major fundraising event will take place later this month to raise vital cash to finance the work of a children’s cancer care specialist in Tanzania.

Chromium for blood sugar control

Chromium is an essential trace mineral which forms a major part of Glucose Tolerance Factor (GTF) in the body, being responsible for the proper use of glucose.

Galway farms targeted as part of health and safety checks

Inspectors from the Health and Safety Authority are carrying out spot checks on Galway farms this month in a bid to reduce the number of accidents causing injury and death.

Two workplace fatalities in Mayo last year

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There were 44 people killed in workplaces in 2016 across the country representing a 21 per cent reduction of the 56 reported in 2015, according to figures released by the Health and Safety Authority this week. In Mayo there were two people killed in workplaces according to the report, both in the agricultural sector.

Chromium for blood sugar control

Chromium is an essential trace mineral which forms a major part of Glucose Tolerance Factor (GTF) in the body, being responsible for the proper use of glucose. It is necessary for keeping blood sugars balanced. Chromium is most well known, therefore, for its use to aid slimming. In order for glucose to be metabolised efficiently it needs to be transported to the cells via the action of the hormone insulin.

Manual handling and people handling and moving courses

Most people have a minor back problem at one time or another. Symptoms develop from everyday wear and tear, overuse, or injury. Back problems and injuries often occur during sports or recreational activities, work-related tasks, or home projects.

 

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