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How to support the mental health of an injured employee

August 10, 2023

It’s no surprise that construction laborers report more than double the number of nonfatal falls, slips or trips than all workers. While mitigating the risk of injuries makes the most sense to both businesses and employees, accidents still happen, and, unfortunately, people get injured while on the job.

Once an injury occurs, returning the employee to health, life and work is the top priority. Many construction companies don’t realize that once a person is injured, preexisting or new changes to their mental health can directly affect the way they deal with their injury and how they process the pain associated with the injury.

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