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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.
Two members of Tilbury Douglas braved a charity skydive for construction mental health awareness, raising £1,230 for The Scottish Association for Mental Health (SamH).
Re-flow co-founder & managing director, Michael Saunders, has completed his 400-mile run to raise money for the prevention charity, PAPYRUS.
New NHS mental health centre opens its doors in Wesham, Lancashire, as Eric Wright Construction completes the refurbishment of Wesham Rehabilitation Centre.
The Pears Maudsley mental health centre has marked a major milestone, as a topping out ceremony was held to mark the completion of the frame.
Male construction workers suffer with mental health issues and so it is vitally important that mental wellbeing in construction is taken seriously.
Caring for our mental health is just as important as looking after our physical health, but it can often go by the wayside when busy at work. In this article, Kelly Friel from Zoro explains how the industry can better safeguard construction worker's mental health to ensure happier and more productive workers.
Michael Saunders, the co-founder and managing director of award-winning software company, Re-flow, prepares to undertake an ambitious fundraising effort for the suicide prevention charity, PAPYRUS, and to raise awareness for construction suicide.
Talking about mental health has never been more important. Lasting impacts of Covid-19, price inflations, and material and supply shortages have acerbated the construction mental health crisis, with recent studies finding that the suicide rate among construction workers is three times the national average for men, Clive Holland from Fix Radio, explains.
The Swanley leisure centre is the result of a two-year long project and aims to provide a community space that serves the diverse local residents.
Cheshunt Community Hospital has opened a new dental clinic designed for people with special needs as part of its mission to improve healthcare.
Fluor is currently designing a portable mental health Smart Pod than can be easily transported anywhere in the world to respond to global disasters.
How do we build better buildings with sustainability and occupant wellbeing in mind while saving on costs and resources?
Parm Bhangal, managing director, Bhangals Construction Consultants, believes that an experienced business coach can help alleviate the burden of burnout in the construction industry.
Wes Simmons, Non-Executive Chairman of Open ECX and WebContractor Ltd explains to PBC Today the issue of burnout in the construction industry, and how the sector can keep its workers safe.
Samuel Hunt co-founder of MaterialsMarket.com, urges construction leaders to look out for common causes of burnout and address it at the earliest opportunity.
Dr Lynne Green, chief clinical officer at Kooth, looks at the issues and causes of construction burnout and how employees, employers and colleagues can spot the signs.
Stephen McMenzie, account manager at Ed Controls UK, discusses burnout in the construction industry and how technology can alleviate some of those stresses.
Hayfield has launched its 2022 Wellbeing Programme, designed to retain and recruit the very best personnel in the industry.
Nicola Hodkinson, owner and director at Seddon, shares her views on the concept of ‘construction burnout’, why it’s important to understand and address it and how family values play a part in supporting mental wellbeing at Seddon.
We hear from blu-3 about the construction industry's battle with mental health issues and how one app is taking a proactive approach to mitigate the risk of mental illness.
WILL+Partners Architects has been appointed by charity and housing provider One YMCA, to deliver a new Peartree Hostel in Hertfordshire.
A pioneering new app, called Ownminder, has been launched to help the construction industry address its stark mental illness situation.
Skanska is launching a new mental health initiative, which ensures that all employees from its infrastructure business who have undertaken Mental Health First Aid England’s Mental Health First Aid course, will now be able to display a Mental Health First Aider sticker on their construction hard hat.
Supply chain risk management specialist CHAS highlights 10 issues that will affect construction supply chains in 2022.