HealthWatch, a company that has been working with the Construction Workers Health Trust since 2013 providing on-site health screening, has developed a fast-turnaround saliva-based serial Covid-19 test that can detect the presence of RNA from SARS Cov2, the virus that causes Covid 19.
Covid-19 Restrictions on Construction Activity in Ireland: Covid exemption period for social housing projects extended to 30th April 2021.
Dermot Carey, Director, Safety and Training, CIF, writes that Covid-19 will still be with us in 2021, but the sector has led the way in adapting to keep our workplaces safe.
Wayne Metcalfe, Director, Health, Safety, Sustainability & Quality, John Sisk & Son Ltd, writes about how Sisk teams and suppliers across Europe pulled together for safety during Construction Safety Week 2020.
Gerry Keane, HSE Manager, Walls Construction, writes about how the company approached Construction Safety Week 2020 and why Walls is a gold sponsor of the annual programme.
Paul O’Shea, Managing Director, Ashview Consultants, speaks with ROBBIE COUSINS about his company’s development, and how Covid-19 is resulting in more contractors looking to improve the mental wellbeing of their workers.
How to get involved in Construction Safety Week 2020. Become a Partner, organise events, Tell your company’s safety story.
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.