European Health and Safety Week 2014 is almost upon us. The theme of this years event is “Healthy Workplaces Manage Stress” and the safety week runs from October 20th – 24th in workplaces all across Europe.
The Chris Mee Group are hosting a Free Webinar, presented by Patricia Murray (Organisational Psychologist with the HSA), on the topic of Managing Stress. The webinar will take place on Friday 24th October, and you can register for it free of charge by clicking here. Read more
The Chris Mee Group is now offering the new FETAC/QQI approved Training Delivery And Evaluation course (6N3326), more commonly known as Train The Trainer course.
This new 5 day version of the course is due to replace the old module E30179 which is due to be discontinued at the end of this year.
QQI formerly known as FETAC is the national awarding body for further education and training in Ireland. The Chris Mee Group is registered with QQI to offer programmes leading to FETAC awards in the National Framework of Qualifications in Ireland. Read more
In 2001, the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) introduced compulsory Safe Pass Training for all construction related workers in Ireland. The rate of construction fatalities and injury rates have both improved greatly in the intervening period. These figures are based on figures from the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) annual reports. Read more
Asbestos has been in the forefront of the news media recently with the potential exposure of naval service personnel and dockworkers to the substance and the health concerns such as Mesothelioma this has raised. The word asbestos has in recent years become associated with negative health effects and fatal disease however in times past its remarkable properties, such resistance to chemicals, water and electricity and the ability to strengthen materials made it extremely popular.