Men’s Health Week 2020 hero

Men’s Health Week 2020

15
Jun

This week is men’s health week! International Men's Health Week (MHW) always begins on the Monday before Father's Day and ends on Father's Day itself.  This year, it will run from Monday 15th until Sunday 21st June. All of our sites are dedicating time during their weekly toolbox talks to discuss MHW and have set up numerous information points on site safety notice boards and canteens. MHW is a worldwide celebration and aims to:

  1. Heighten awareness of preventable health problems for males of all ages
  2. Support men and boys to engage in healthier lifestyle choices / activities
  3. Encourage the early detection and treatment of health difficulties in males

Each year, the campaign focuses on a different theme. Throughout 2020, the Island of Ireland will focus upon 'Restoring the Balance', where everyone is being asked to 'be part of the solution' as we begin to emerge from the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

MHW gives everyone an opportunity to encourage men and boys to take care of their health, seek support or treatment at an early stage. The Men's Health Forum in Ireland (MHFI) coordinates activity in Ireland and cooperates with other Men's Health Fora across Europe, and further afield, to mark this week.

STS Group Journal

September 10 2020

World Suicide Prevention Day 2020

Thursday 10th September marks World Suicide Prevention Day, STS seek to communicate one clear message this year, and encourage everyone to Take a Minute and Reach Out to someone in your…

read more

August 12 2020

Happy International Youth Day!

Happy International Youth Day!

August 12th plays host to International Youth Day (IYD), an annual event initiated by the United Nations, with the objective of increasing young people’s…

read more

June 11 2020

STS Safety Milestone: TEVA Project Genesis

The 16th April 2020, marked a significant milestone for our team working on TEVA's Project Genesis in Ulm, Germany achieving 1,000,000 K safe hours. We would like to congratulate the team for…

read more