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Balfour Beatty and Ford have teamed up to support the launch of a new 'Make it Visible' suicide prevention campaign, delivered in partnership with construction charity The Lighthouse Club.
Rob Hall, framework director at Morgan Sindall has raised thousands of pounds for construction mental health charity, the Pagabo Foundation.
It’s mental health week for 2022! SWPA enjoy taking this time to take stock of the last year and see what we can do better for our team over the coming year.
Nearly 4,000 Wates Group employees are being offered training in building personal resilience to boost mental health and wellbeing.
BRE and Design in Mental Health Network have launched a world-first testing scheme for construction products used in mental health care facilities.
93% of people managing projects in construction say their mental wellbeing has been negatively impacted by their main project, with 27% strongly agreeing with this statement.
There could be another surge in mental health problems across construction, as BESA urges firms to take a proactive approach to assessing wellbeing to avoid “a ticking time bomb of cases”.
Interserve Construction has deployed 150 Mental Health First Aiders to support their colleagues during the Covid-19 pandemic.
63% of project managers say their main project is causing them stress, as APM calls for improved mental health support.
The Mates in Mind charity, with the support of Tideway, is rolling out free mental health workshops for vulnerable construction workers.
26% of construction industry professionals thought about taking their own lives in 2019, as job insecurity, long hours, time away from families, lack of support from HR and late payments all contributed to the ‘silent crisis’.
The MIND YOUR HEAD campaign is set to launch with a unique “MATERIAL SUPPORT” exhibition at UK Construction Week 2019.
Gleeds Property Network (GPN), the property and construction consultancy’s social and educational network, is to launch its own Wellness Week.
Seddon hosted activities across its construction sites during this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week to mark one year since the business launched its mental health initiative, Jordan’s Conversation.
Four in five British workers won’t discuss mental health problems with their boss because they fear being stigmatised and judged incapable, IOSH urges business to develop a "prevention-first" approach .
Hudson Contract is shining a light on the Construction Industry Helpline available to freelance tradespeople and their families suffering from mental health or financial problems.
Research carried out by Aquarius Life as part of Mental Health Awareness Week (14-20 May) has found that 78% of construction employees in the Midlands experience stress that they struggle to cope with, with 2% admitting turning to alcohol or drugs to help deal with stress or pressure
New research suggests many small construction firms are struggling to cope financially due to the knock-on effects of late payments and are likely to face bankruptcy or liquidation.
Ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week commencing on 14 May, solicitors Kara Price and Sarah Wales from law firm Womble Bond Dickinson discuss how to tackle mental health issues in the workplace and spot the early signs