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Driving while suffering from flu raises risk of a road collisions says road safety officer

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As general public are sneezing their way back to work and with the number of flu cases expected to rise in the coming weeks people reminded to think road safety by the road safety officer of Mayo County Council.

Intake of Chromium essential 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.

‘Ireland Unaware of Consequences of Untreated Hearing Loss’

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World Hearing Day, held on 3 March each year, aims to promote ear and hearing health and to raise awareness of how to prevent hearing loss.

Dealing with hearing loss over the festive season

Christmas is a great time for the entire family to come together and enjoy some fun moments.

HSA launches online construction safety course for local contractors and self employed

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 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.

 

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