Employee Engagement JENNY COLLINS EHS Consultant EazySAFE It has been over a year since the Irish Government enforced social distancing measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Overnight, our lives had changed, we were forced to adapt, to create a new way of living to regain stability and cope with the demands of this novel [...]
Workplace Wellbeing the Eazy Way
Workplace Wellbeing the Eazy Way RACHEL BOYLE Sales Manager EazySAFE Friday 30th April is Workplace Wellbeing Day in Ireland and EazySAFE are proud to support and promote this national day of wellness of workers. As part of the Safety, Health and Welfare Act of 2005, 'welfare' is often the most overlooked. While physical health is [...]
Do you have work-life balance?
Do you have work-life balance? GEMMA COLLINS DOYLE EHS Consultant EazySAFE 2021 Note from the Editor: During the COVID-19 pandemic, we are all working differently and finding that balance between work and life is increasingly more difficult. With lockdown, employees are struggling to switch off as our home is now our workplace. There will always be [...]
A Year of Remote Working
A Year of Remote Working GEMMA COLLINS DOYLE EHS Consultant EazySAFE Here we are, nearly a year later, in the same situation as we were last year. Hard to believe we are still in this predicament. Hard to believe that working from home has now become the “norm”. Working from home, a mode traditionally viewed with suspicion [...]
Is your workplace Diverse AND Inclusive?
Is your workplace Diverse AND Inclusive? TONY MANGAN EHS Consultant EazySAFE Businesses are becoming more aware of how having a diverse and inclusive workforce is crucial to their success. The workforce is rapidly changing. The world is becoming more multi-cultural, peoples working lives are expanding, access to education and training is diversifying. Hiring managers should be aware of legislation relevant to having a basic level of non-discrimination in the workplace: the Employment [...]
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Wellness at Christmas
Wellness at Christmas 12 Days of Self-Care GEMMA COLLINS DOYLE EHS Consultant EazySAFE Christmas 2020 will be a very different experience for many people across the world this year. Most of us have never experienced a year like this one and all we want to do is see our families and loved ones and spend [...]
Caring for Pregnant Employees
Caring for Pregnant Employees GEMMA COLLINS DOYLE EHS Consultant EazySAFE Pregnancy can be one of the most vulnerable times of a woman’s life. So, it’s important that when a woman is at work, she can feel safe, protected and as comfortable as possible. Legislation: To help ensure this is the case, there is legislation that [...]
Breastfeeding at Work – Advice for Employers.
Breastfeeding at Work. Advice for Employers. LISA QUINN O'FLAHERTY Solicitor Fitzsimons Redmond The purpose of a Pregnant Employee (New & Expectant Mothers) Risk Assessment is to examine the work activities carried out by employees and determine the suitability of the activities with regard to pregnant employees while their body changes. When a mother returns to [...]
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What Managers can do to Help Keep Their Employees Safe, Sane and Productive
What Managers Can do to Help Keep their Employees Safe, Sane and Productive TONY MANGAN EHS Consultant Before this “new normal”, most staff worked alongside colleagues, or if not, they had access to others as part of their job, for example, meeting customers. If people worked from home, it was often by choice. [...]
Compassionate Leadership in Uncertain Times
Compassionate Leadership in Uncertain Times ALAN WHITE Wellness Consultant As we begin to return to some normality in our lives, many people are beginning to realise that what lies ahead is unfortunately more uncertainty. As well as the threat of COVID-19 there also looms the threat of economic uncertainty. As well as the fear for [...]