The Construction Workers Health Trust was founded in 1994 by the Construction Group of unions affiliated to the Irish Congress of Trade Unions. The Trust is dedicated solely to the promotion of better health and lifestyles among construction workers. The Trust is funded by a small levy, paid by workers who are members of the Construction Workers Pension Fund.
The Trust operates as a stand alone unit with its own board of Trustees, its own Chief Executive Officer and its own full time, and part time staff.
PROVIDING FREE HEALTH SCREENING TO BUILDING WORKERS ON SITE.
CONDUCTING RESEARCH INTO CONDITIONS AFFECTING THE HEALTH OF BUILDING WORKERS.
RUNNING OCCASIONAL CAMPAIGNS OF TESTING FOR CONDITIONS SUCH AS PROSTATE CANCER, COLON CANCER AND DIABETES.
GIVING SUPPORT, FINANCIAL OR OTHERWISE, TO OTHER NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS ENGAGED IN THE TREATMENT OF, OR RESEARCH INTO, SERIOUS ILLNESS.