Trigger Warning: Mention of Suicide.
“Men in the construction industry are 53 per cent more likely to die by suicide than other employed males in this country.”
It’s time we started to prioritise mental health over tight timelines and budgets, and this is exactly why we’re trialling a 5-day work week on two of our projects. Not only are we seeing an improvement in health and wellbeing, but not surprisingly, an increase in productivity too.
Read the full story on The Urban Developer here.
Construction employers, employees and their families can call or text: This Is A Conversation Starter (TIACS) on 0488 846 988 for free professional mental health support.
Mates in Construction hotline 24 hours a day, seven days a week on 1300 642 111.
Lifeline 13 11 14
Beyond Blue 1300 22 46 36
Headspace 1800 650 890