suicide


HSE publishes guidance on responding to suicide and grief in the workplace

The document points out that employers have a duty of care to workers and to ensuring their health, safety and welfare. Read More

‘Work-related suicides should be monitored and regulated’

In this episode of the Safety & Health Podcast, we are joined by Sarah Waters to look at a study, published by University of Leeds, which calls on the HSE to monitor, regulate and ultimately prevent workplace suicides. Read More

‘Work-related suicides should be monitored, regulated and prevented,’ SHP meets Prof Sarah Waters

SHP speaks to Sarah Waters, Professor of French studies at the University of Leeds, who has recently published a report, with Hilda Palmer from Hazards Campaign, looking into 12 suicide cases that occurred between 2015 and 2020 to discover whether they could be attributed to the workplace. Read More

World Suicide Prevention Day 2021: Creating Hope Through Action

Friday 10 September marks World Suicide Prevention Day 2021. The international theme this year is set around ‘Creating Hope Through Action,’ with the focus being on exploring the complicated idea of ‘hope’ in suicide prevention. Read More

Construction suicide rates on the increase

The Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity commissioned Glasgow Caledonian University to carry out research on suicide statistics from 2015 to 2019 and results show that suicides have increased in construction. Read More

Male suicide in male-dominated industries

Danny Clarke, Founder of Simply-People, looks why men in male-dominated industries are at a higher risk of dying by suicide and what makes male-dominated occupations so fatal… Read More

Road Safety Week: Mates in Mind says suicide rate in transport sector is ‘above average’

Mates in Mind is campaigning for transport and logistics organisations to prioritise the mental wellbeing of their workforces. Read More

Suicide hotlines

A list of trusted suicide prevention resources that we encourage you share around your colleagues and workplace. Read More

Talking to a suicidal employee can save their life

Employees and employers could potentially prevent their colleague from committing suicide, by simply engaging in an open conversation about it with them. Read More

World Suicide Prevention Day: ‘We have a big challenge ahead’, says Mates in Mind

There were over 6,500 suicides registered in the UK last year alone, highlighting the importance of days like World Suicide Prevention Day in the quest to help raise awareness about suicide prevention. Read More



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