Author: Health Matters Team

Sales Executive – Health Matters (Health & Safety) Ltd An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our sales team. We are a leading Health & Safety Training and Consultancy company located in Newry & Belfast, which provides a range of services to all sectors of work within Ireland & UK. The Sales Executive, based in either our Newry or Belfast office (depending...

Marketing Executive – Health Matters (Health & Safety) Ltd An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team as a Marketing Executive. We are a leading Health & Safety Training and Consultancy company located in Newry & Belfast, which provides a range of services to all sectors of work within Ireland & UK. The Marketing Executive, based in either our Newry or...

Health Matters’ brand new training centre in Belfast city centre officially opened for business last week. On our opening week, we held 9 training courses and carried out almost 30 occupational health clinic appointments. Our building is 3000 sq. ft. based in the centre of Belfast and consists of a state of the art training centre and occupational health clinics. The...

Federation of Occupational Health Nurses of the European Union - FOHNEU Health Matters’ Managing Director Mary Doran recently attended the 45th board meeting of the Federation of Occupational Health Nurses of the European Union (FOHNEU) in Stockholm, Sweden last week. Mary is the representative for Ireland within this organisation. Current President of the FOHNEU Dr. Henriett HIRDI (Hungary) chaired this event. Attendees were...

Does your business value employee health at work? Health Matters are calling upon proactive businesses to avail of this fantastic initiative completely funded by the Public Health Agency.   Nikki Sturgeon (Lead Health, Safety & Wellbeing Coordinator at Health Matters) explains “The aim of the Health Matters at Work initiative is to mentor and support businesses through a structured process to ultimately...

Over the summer months, people may take time off work, head off to the sun and forget about their healthy lifestyle for a few weeks. It's important to take a break from time to time but we have a few tips to keep you safe in the sun and healthy over the holidays.   Sun Protection   When being outside for long periods of...

As well as the 1-day CSR Health and Safety course, Health Matters also provide the 4-day Site Safety Supervisor training course. This course is aimed at those who manage sites or have a large responsibility for site safety. Candidates must have 5 years’ experience as a Construction Supervisor or have an NVQ Level 3 in Construction Site Supervision to qualify for...

Today is 'World No Tobacco Day'. Tobacco is the single biggest avoidable cause of cancer in the world and also causes thousands of deaths each year from other conditions including lung and heart problems. Stopping smoking can greatly reduce the risks of these illnesses. Smoking Related Diseases Smoking contributes to almost every type of cancer. The most common types of cancer associated...