More than three in ten workers within the Australian construction industry do not believe their workplaces are mentally healthy according to a new survey which examines the cost of mentally unhealthy workplaces upon employers and typical worker responses to such environments.

Conducted by public health advocacy outfit Beyond Blue, the survey of 1,126 participants including 85 senior managers and 1,041 employees found that while more than eight in 10 workers within the construction sector considered their workplaces to be physically safe, as many as 37 per cent did not feel their…