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Omniscient Safety Innovations - Targeting Mental Health Problems at their Core

Omniscient Safety Innovations are focusing on building effective PREVENTATIVE Mental Health Strategies for the workplace. Our approach is about identifying and analysing the root causes of mental health issues in the workplace. Whilst…
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Mindfulness - Live in the Moment

What is mindfulness? In a World of evolving technology where convenience is key and we spend so much time glued to a screen, mindfulness is essential. According to the American Psychological Association (APA.org, 2012), mindfulness is: “…a…
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HSE People talks with Mike Scotland, Founder of manUP speak UP and the Community cleanUP

As we continue to focus on mental health awareness HSE People speaks with Mike Scotland about mental health offshore, manUP speak UP and the Community CleanUP   HSE People: How did manUP speakUP come about? Mike: The group…
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It's Time to Talk - HSE People teams up with manUP speakUP to talk about mental health

  There has never been a more important time to focus on Mental Health and encouraging people to be open about how they are feeling. HSE People is excited to work with Mike Scotland the founder of manUP speakUP to help raise the…
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Become a certified First Aider for Mental Health - Friday 8th November - Aberdeen

Ofqual and SCQF regulated by FAA (First Aid Awards) Fully accredited qualification for all successful candidates supported by the NHS Bookings must be made in advance £99 per candidate, booking in advance is required to secure a place Location: Marriott…
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Swapping hard hats for hard chats – New survey shines spotlight on mental health needs in construction

6 out of 10 people working in construction have suffered from mental health problems due to their job, and over a third have had to take time off work due to mental health problems. Over half (56%) of construction professionals feel…
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It's good to talk but it is so much more important to listen!

HSE People hears from Omniscient Safety Innovations (OSI) to find out how they are helping businesses engage with their employees on mental health before there is a problem It is great that so many companies are now recognising how important…

World Mental Health Day - 10th October 2019

Thursday 10th October 2019 is world mental health Day. What does this mean to you individually or in terms of your workplace? I have all my life lived with the"gift" of poor mental health, why gift I hear you cry! Because when you manage…

Record number of staff receiving mental health first aid training

Organisations are training record numbers of employees in mental health first aid in order to combat rising reports of stress, depression and other conditions. FTSE 100 organisations alone have trained more than 10,000 employees in mental…
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Mental Health Awareness Month the 3 why's of mental health at work

Why it's important for you? Why it’s important for you as an employer Why it’s important for society Why it's important for you? What makes you happy at work? Or maybe it is easier to ask, “what makes you sad”? For many of us…
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"FIT NOTE" or Sick Note?

A "Fit Note" is a record of advice from your Doctor. But I wonder how many are used as they are actually intended? Are they really just Sick Notes by another name?" Doctor, document.write(""); I’m stressed… "Have you…

Assaults on mental health staff up 25% in four years

Mental health staff in the UK are working in a "powder keg" environment, document.write(""); as assaults by patients soar, a BBC investigation has revealed Image copyright: ISTOCKFigures obtained by 5 live Investigates show there were…