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Health and Safety Authority bullying code of practice

General Regulations Health Safety and Welfare at Work Act

What is stress?

There are as many definitions of stress as there are definitions of fatigue, mental health and upset. Stress is a negative feeling, associated with physical symptoms including increased heartbeat, swiftness of breath, dry mouth, and sweaty palms and over the longer term, digestive upset and cramp.

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A Career in pre-hospital care

The education, training and qualification of pre-hospital emergency care practitioners are governed by the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC). PHECC is the statutory pre-hospital emergency care standards regulator which was established in 2000 under the Health (Corporate Bodies) Act, 1961. PHECC's primary role is to protect the public by ensuring that practitioners achieve and maintain competency at the appropriate performance standard.

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Health Tips for Ambulance Personnel

Intoduction:

Working shifts can affect a Paramedics health and safety. Shift work can affect performance and attentiveness, which may increase the risk of accidents and injuries. Ambulance personnel have irregular patterns of eating; sleeping, working and socialising that may also lead to health problems.

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