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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.

CIF calls on SMEs to think safety to reduce workplace accidents

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.

Chromium for blood sugar control

Chromium is an essential trace mineral which forms a major part of the glucose tolerance factor in the body, being responsible for the proper use of glucose. It is necessary for keeping blood sugars balanced.

Galway workers need to get a move on

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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.

 

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