Health Matters News

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...

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.   Changes to Green...

We are currently recruiting for an enthusiastic and customer focused Client Liaison & Facilities Administrator for our Belfast Occupational Health Clinic and Health & Safety Training Centre. This important customer facing role will assist and support our busy Health & Safety Training, Occupational Health and Health Promotion departments in ensuring that the day to day provision of services are provided...

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...