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The Silent Epidemic: Mental health in the construction industry

'The risk of suicide among low-skilled male labourers, particularly those working in construction roles, is three times higher than the male national average.' After rolling out its new strategy, Selwood Housing saw a 95% reduction in work-related stress-related absences and a 73% reduction in personal stress-related absences, over a one-year period Read More

Mates in Mind – The construction industry’s answer to mental ill health

Yesterday (26 January) saw leaders from across the construction industry gather to discuss health in construction, and it also saw Read More

Health summit: “we need to think about health and take action”

A key theme in the opening remarks of the Health in Construction Leadership Group’s annual health summit, which is taking Read More

Mates in Mind – mental health programme launched

A new sector-wide programme has been launched to improve and promote positive mental health within the construction industry. Mates in Read More

Safety Talks: Health and safety on an equal footing

HSE’s 2010 report, The burden of occupational cancer in Great Britain, had been the first hard statistical evidence of the Read More

Construction leaders gather in London to discuss health issues

Over 150 leaders responsible for health and safety in the UK construction industry met yesterday (21 April) to agree plans Read More

In conversation with Andrew Wolstenholme and Steve Hails, Crossrail

SHP's Roz Sanderson spoke to Andrew Wolstenholme OBE and Steve Hails, Crossrail about the health initiatives in place at Crossrail and the steps being taken to improve the health of employees. Read More

In conversation with Heather Bryant – taking health seriously

In January, 120 CEOs within the construction industry came together to discuss the ever-present problem of health, at the Health in Construction Leadership Group, chaired by Clive Johnson, Land Securities. SHP’s Roz Sanderson spoke to Heather Bryant, Balfour Beatty's UK health and safety director about the importance of health and the steps Balfour Beatty is putting in place to improve the heath of its employees. Read More



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