Posts Tagged ‘ Construction Suicide Prevention Week ’

Mental Health in Construction: How to Combat the Rising Rates of Suicide

Sep 9th, 2022

Mental health issues have long been a problem in the construction industry. A 2020 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report found that workers in construction have one of the highest suicide rates compared to other industries. In fact, their suicide rate is nearly four times higher than the general population. As a result, […]

Industry Organizations Highlight Suicide Prevention Month

Sep 1st, 2022

Chris Gardner, president of the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia (ICBA), says there is a “tsunami” of mental wellness issues facing the construction industry. With Thursday, Sept. 1, marking the beginning of Suicide Prevention Month, the industry continues to highlight and address factors contributing to the somber statistics surrounding construction and suicide. […]

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