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The School of Psychology and the School of Nursing and Midwifery at NUI Galway is conducting a research study on nursing staff’s experiences of burnout and how this impacts both their mental well-being and capacity to treat and care for the over 65-year-olds. All registered general nurses are invited to participate in the online study, and the findings will better inform future policies and interventions for trainee and qualified nursing staff in Ireland.
The Construction Industry Federation has launched its annual construction safety week campaign this week and called on all construction companies to set aside time to reemphasise the importance of safety to their employees with a view to further reducing workplace accidents.
Fewer people are exercising at the recommended weekly levels than they were 15 months ago, according to new research from the Nutrition & Health Foundation (NHF). Just over a quarter (26 per cent) of Ireland’s workforce exercise at the recommended level of over 150 minutes of moderate physical activity every week, down from almost a third (32 per cent) only fifteen months ago. Four in ten (42 per cent) say they are either totally or extremely inactive during their working day. The research was commissioned to mark Ireland’s second National Workplace Wellbeing Day on Friday, 8th April 2016, which is being organised by the Nutrition & Health Foundation and supported by Ibec.
Galway employers should encourage their staff to be healthier according to a new national survey¹ of employees, which shows that employee wellbeing is crucial to staff retention and productivity levels.
The habits and opinions of Ireland’s workforce have been revealed in research carried out by Irish Life. The research found that 77 per cent of the Irish workforce believe they deserve more money for the job they do, while four in 10 people think that they could do a better job than their boss. The research was published to mark the launch of Irish Life EMPOWER, an improved workplace pension plan.
Athlone Mental Health Ireland and the Health and Safety Authority have come together in association with the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work to present national mental health and wellbeing in the workplace seminars in October.
Mayo had a housing turnover rate of 1.6 per cent, below the national turnover rate, according to new research published by GeoDirectory. Despite a low national turnover rate of 2.2 per cent, Irish residential construction levels are still too low to match demand. This point is further reinforced by cross referencing the Property Price Register (PPR), the CSO Census of Population and the GeoDirectory Database.