Mental Health Awareness Week 2018

Monday 14 May marks the beginning of Mental Health Awareness Week. Led by the Mental Health Foundation, the focus of this year’s campaign is stress. Research shows that two thirds of us experience a mental health problem in our lifetimes, and that stress is a key factor in this. This is particularly true of the…

Annual BuildHealth/IOSH Conference 18th October 2017

10th Annual BuildHealth conference – 18th October 2017   LET’S GET INDUSTRY TALKING ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH   EVENT PROGRAMME   8.30 -9.00 Registration, Tea/Coffee:   9.00 -9.10 Introduction. (David Lowry – BH Chair)   9.10 -9.40 10th Anniversary of BuildHealth                                                              9.40-10.00 Recognising early symptoms and rehabilitation – (John Foster – Inspire)   10.00-10.30 Own Story – The Red…

Lagan Ferrovial Costain A8 Belfast Buildhealth

Improving health on road work sites in Northern Ireland through BuildHealth NI

Principal Contractor Lagan Ferrovial Costain (LFC) has nominated the Transport NI A8 Belfast to Larne dualling project as a BuildHealth Champion Site. BuildHealth, a health initiative developed by the Northern Ireland (NI) construction industry, is spearheaded by construction companies with support from the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI), employer organisations and trade…

Mesothelioma victims compensation

News Article from the Safety and Health Practitioner The official magazine of IOSH Mesothelioma victims entitled to £123,000, DWP announces Thousands of sufferers of mesothelioma will be able to claim an average of £123,000 in compensation, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has announced The Government has increased this from the initial £115,000 that…