This year, the theme for Men’s Health Week in Ireland is ‘Restoring the Balance’. Although men fare better than women in most conventional measures, such as jobs and earnings, this advantage is not reflected in their health (British Medical Journal, 2011).
The benefits of quitting are huge – not just for your health, but financially too. With the help of the HSE, over 7,000 people have successfully kicked the habit.
In a recent survey, the Irish Cancer Society found that almost one in four (23%) of skin cancer deaths in Ireland are from the construction, outdoor and farming industries.
According to Spectrum Health, heart disease is Ireland’s leading cause of death, with much of this being preventable?
A webinar shining a light on the effect of Covid-19 on men was hosted by Noel Richardson, Director, National Centre of Men’s Health in Ireland. In the webinar, he interviews Dr Alan White, Emeritus Professor of Men’s Health at Leeds Beckett University.
There are plenty of resources online to help reduce your alcohol consumption – or you can simply educate yourself on the hidden dangers of alcohol.
The Construction Industry Federation is urging all members to ensure that strict safety and hygiene protocols are being followed on all sites, saying that members have 48 hours to comply with coronavirus guidelines or face having their sites shut down.
The Construction Industry Federation (CIF) is asking for building sites to be allowed to remain open, even if the Government announces tighter restrictions today.
CIF says that its members are continuing to deliver construction contracts while adhering to recommended health guidelines.
Dermot Carey, Director, Safety and Training, CIF, says that the construction sector is vital for the continuation of the economy, adding that the CIF continues to work with members to develop health and safety protocols.
The inaugural Jacobs Safety Symposium at the Aviva Stadium on Thursday, 27 February brought together many of the leading figures in the Irish construction industry.
A European Union ‘Safety Alert’ has been issued for the Power Craft Combined Mitre and Bench Saw (Model no 48455/Batch number/Barcode: 5 709386 484552).