Author: Health Matters Team

Due to rapid growth, we would like to add to our existing successful sales team in Newry. We are looking for a Sales Executive with a strong background in new business, servicing existing clients and a strong commercial awareness.  Industry knowledge is desirable especially within the Healthcare sector, but not essential as proven sales ability is what we are looking...

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) recently released its annual figures for work-related fatal injuries for 2018/19.  Latest annual figures show that 30 people were killed on construction sites between April 2018 and March 2019, down from 38 the previous year. Falls from height continue to be the biggest overall cause of death in the workplace, with 40 people killed during...

Congratulations to Recon Waste Management who recently won the ‘Workplace Wellbeing’ Award at the Irish News Workplace and Employment Awards 2019. This award recognises Recon and their efforts in promoting and encouraging a healthy work-life balance, and health and wellbeing practices that get results. We are proud to have assisted Recon over the past year in implementing and promoting their health...

We are delighted to announce our students who recently sat the NEBOSH Health & Wellbeing exams have AGAIN achieved a 100% pass rate. Our NEBOSH General and Fire certificate students also achieved excellent pass rates.  Health Matters pass rates are significantly higher than the UK National averages, which is a testament to the hard work and dedication our students have put...

We are thrilled to announce we are now an approved centre of NVQs NVQs (National Vocational Qualifications) provide the perfect platform for candidates who already have skills and knowledge in a particular area and wish to obtain a qualification as recognition. NVQs set out a framework of standards that a candidate must be able to meet to be deemed successful. These standards...

We are delighted to announce the re-launch of our Health Matters at Work Initiative. This expert-led initiative was developed to: Mentor and support businesses through a structured 4 stage process Assist organisations to strategically address workplace health & wellbeing Provide a statistical measurement to allow organisations to benchmark their workplace health & wellbeing data against national averages. Assist the development...

At Health Matters, we believe in practicing what we preach, and our Lead Health and Wellbeing Coordinator Catherine does just that. She lives and breathes health and wellbeing and is truly passionate about promoting it in the workplace to make every individual be the best version of themselves, physically and mentally through their diet, mindset and lifestyle choices. We did a quick...

Last week, Health Matters had the pleasure of completing a successful programme of Health Checks for the employees of the Health & Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI). The HSENI governs, promotes and sets the standards for the principles that form the basis of many of the services that Health Matters as an organisation deliver upon. It was therefore a great...

We are pleased to announce we have launched an innovative new annual workplace wellness service. Introducing, the ‘Commit’ package  This expert led package has been designed to: Assist organisations to strategically address workplace health & wellbeing by providing an easily accessible and structured annual package. Provide a statistical measurement to allow organisations to benchmark their workplace health & wellbeing data against national...

We have recently added a new health & safety qualification to our extensive list of Qualsafe accredited courses. The Level 3 Award in Risk Assessment (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification specifically designed for those who have a responsibility for conducting risk assessments in low risk environments such as supervisors and site managers. This qualification is also suitable for...