Author: Health Matters Team

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...

At Health Matters we believe in being trained by the best – Paul Donaghy is just that! With an amazing career in the construction industry since the age of 16, and then serving with the Northern Ireland Fire Service, not only as a Fireman but also a Trainer too, Paul’s wealth of experience is to be reckoned with. Having joined the...

The Construction Skills Register (CSR) is making a number of significant changes during 2019. These changes are being introduced to ensure CSR continues to meet the needs of the Northern Ireland construction industry and to enable continued mobility and acceptance of CSR cards throughout the UK, through compliance with the Construction Leadership Council’s (CLCs) One Industry Logo requirements. NVQ Qualification required...

Now that we are back and ready to start another busy year, we have had a look back at the action pack year we had in 2018. Check out some of our highlights below: Record numbers of CSR Delegates CSR Training is one of our most popular construction courses and we are pleased to say we had our busiest year yet! In...

We are thrilled to announce we have been awarded the tender contract to provide Newry, Mourne and Down District Council with a range of health and safety training services. It has been agreed that we will be providing: • First Aid Training, including 3 Day First Aid at Work, 2 Day First Aid at Work Refresher, 1 Day Emergency First Aid...

We are delighted to announce our students who recently sat the NEBOSH Health & Wellbeing exams have achieved a 100% pass rate. The average pass rate figures released by NEBOSH for 2016 and 2017 were 57% and 74%. Having all students pass the exams is a testament to the hard work and commitment they have put in, not forgetting our trainer...

Halloween is an exciting time of year, especially for children, but don’t spoil one night of fun with a lifetime of injury. Prevention of injuries is key. Stay safe and enjoy Halloween. Put safety first this Halloween to make sure it's a night for treats- not tragedies. Fireworks and sparklers can be dangerous, so make sure they are used safely and in...