Tag: mental health

89% of UK builders experience mental health problems due to work
Health, Safety & Environmental

89% of UK builders experience mental health problems due to work

86% of UK builders don’t feel comfortable talking about their mental health  The most common cause of stress is finances (34%) IronmongeryDirect is working with …

Kier is the first UK contractor to tackle modern slavery through its mental health first aiders
Occupational H&S

Kier is the first UK contractor to tackle modern slavery through its mental health first aiders

To take action against modern slavery, Kier is the first UK contractor to train its Mental Health First Aiders (MHFAs) to spot the signs of …

CIOB RESPONDS TO CITB MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING REPORT
Health, Safety & Environmental

CIOB RESPONDS TO CITB MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING REPORT

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has responded to the Construction Industry Trade Body’s (CITB) latest report, Mental Health and Wellbeing in Construction. Daisie Rees-Evans, …

Small Business Owners Lose Sleep
Developers

Small Business Owners Lose Sleep

More than three in four small business owners (76%) say business worries keep them awake at night. Whilst sleepless nights are most prevalent among owners …

Business technology has the potential to boost mental health in the workplace
Health, Safety & Environmental

Business technology has the potential to boost mental health in the workplace

Mental Health Awareness Week: 13-19 May 2019 In our digital age, technology is often considered to be a big stressor for our mental health. Research …

Don’t let them suffer in silence. How firms can combat the tragic effects of mental health problems in the workplace
Health, Safety & Environmental

Don’t let them suffer in silence. How firms can combat the tragic effects of mental health problems in the workplace

It is one of the great hidden secrets of the construction sector, an issue that many people in what is still a male-dominated industry are reluctant to acknowledge, let alone …

App for the Construction Industry Launched
Technology

App for the Construction Industry Launched

Construction workers can now benefit from a free app that has just been launched to help provide mental health information and advice for those in …

Developers

“Mates in Mind” Initiative to Tackle Issues of Mental Health

The building and construction industries will no doubt hugely benefit from this progressive measure organized by the British Safety Council (BSC) to improve the lives …