As human beings, we are all individuals and we all have pressures put upon us; we all have our own mechanisms for coping with those pressures but when those mechanisms are exceeded, we are stressed. There is no such thing as good stress.
A business that engages with continuous professional development (CPD) is investing in its future.
“If there is any deficiency in food or exercise, the body will fall sick.” That’s according to Hippocrates, the Father of Modern Medicine. He made the claim 2,000 years ago, neatly demonstrating the idea that physical activity is good for you is nothing new.
Global mobility is a vital part of business in today’s world. In 2006 the number of UK employees making overseas business trips reached 7.1 million a year.
Fatigue is more than just tiredness. In the workplace it is a potential hazard – one that employers should proactively strive to manage. The first step to tackling this growing issue is understanding exactly what it is.
It’s no secret that smoking is bad for you. The evidence has been around for decades, as has the list of life altering/ending diseases associated with it: throat cancer, mouth cancer, bladder cancer, lung cancer, chronic bronchitis, emphysema and heart disease, to name just a few.
Women make up close to 40% of the world’s workforce. In the global oil and gas industry, that figure is a more modest 22%, however, with more than 2.1million people being employed by the world’s 10 largest oil and gas companies alone, the number of women involved is certainly significant.
The saying “You are what you eat” has been around for many years and remains one of the most accurate descriptions of how we should conduct our eating habits.
Iqarus, an Aberdeen firm specialising in healthcare services for the energy sector, has teamed up with global medical and travel security risk services company International SOS in a new joint venture.
The Energy Institute (EI) Aberdeen, Highlands and Islands branch will focus on the issue of managing substance abuse offshore at its forthcoming meeting on 7 February in Aberdeen.
An Aberdeen-headquartered business will provide lifesaving training for journalists and production crews going into war zones.
Energy sector healthcare provider Iqarus has opened a new training centre in Aberdeen for offshore medics and emergency response teams.
Energy sector healthcare provider Iqarus has revealed a role change for its co-founder, Jeff Soal.
Iqarus, an energy sector healthcare provider based in Aberdeen, has appointed its first chief technology officer.
Aberdeen-based energy sector healthcare provider Iqarus has hired a new chairman with military experience to bolster its expansion drive.
Aberdeen-based occupational healthcare business Iqarus has designed an £800,000 simulation facility to toughen up medical professionals.
Iqarus has added the United Nations (UN) and Nato to its client base after completing its second takeover of 2016, the Aberdeen-based occupational healthcare business said yesterday. Bosses at Iqarus said the acquisition of remote medical support provider Exmed would “propel” the company into some of the world’s most difficult operating environments. Iqarus declined to give a price for the takeover of Exmed, which has supported operations as far afield as Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Siberia, but did reveal talks with other takeover targets were at an “advanced stage”.