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Hearing loss is a family sport

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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 is a family issue

Hearing loss affects every member of the family, not just the person who suffers from it. Communication becomes a problem and frustrations creep in.

Sleep advice for shift workers

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.

A career as a driver of chemical and dangerous goods

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 for blood sugar control

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, fire and chemical handling training at Western Management Centre

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.

Local driving instructor wins Leading Light in Road Safety award

A Galway man has been awarded a Road Safety Authority Leading Lights Approved Driving Instructor (Car) award for 2017.

The air in your home may be putting your health at risk

A new study by the Asthma Society of Ireland shows that improving indoor air quality may help people with asthma manage their symptoms.

Safe Pass and health and safety courses

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.

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.

 

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