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Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Contractors tackle worker suicides, mental health stigma

September 7, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Michelle Walker knows construction. It’s been her life, growing up in a small Canadian oil town where her father was a contractor, to now, working as an executive at a subcontracting firm. And she knows the toll it can take […]


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Mental health training can benefit construction workers

July 1, 2021

Via: ISHN

On the average construction site, safety is at the forefront of everyone’s mind. Rules, OSHA regulations, and standard operating procedures control how crews go about their days. While physical safety is essential, what is often overlooked in heavy industries is […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards

CDC updates mental health guidelines for contractors

February 26, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

A recent article in the Scandanavian Journal of Public Health called COVID-19 and mental health in construction a “perfect storm.” The article’s conclusion urges governments, the industry and individual workplaces to act quickly to mitigate suicide risks. “Anticipating, preparing and […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards

Mental Health Initiatives for Construction Professionals

October 18, 2019

Via: ConstructConnect

One in five Americans struggles with a mental health condition. Society has created a schema of those at risk for psychiatric disorders— women, teenagers, abuse victims and so on. It’s not unusual for this schema to give less regard to […]