Digital Mental Fitness Program for Construction Professionals
We all know that the Australian construction industry’s efficiency in delivering our much needed infrastructure is absolutely central to Australia’s future economic prosperity.
Suicide Prevention Programs in Construction
Tradies in Australia are six times more likely to kill themselves than to die in an accident onsite. If building companies are to invest in safety...
Coroner Calls for Changes to Hobart’s Tasman Bridge
The Tasmanian government needs to spend between $8 million and $76 million to make Hobart's Tasman Bridge suicide-proof, a coroner says.
Architects and Engineers at Greater Risk for Suicide
A new US study has revealed that the architecture and engineering professions carry a far higher suicide risk than most other occupational streams in modern economies.
Queensland looks to Combat Construction Suicides
Every two days, one Australian construction worker takes their own life.
Tragedy Highlights Potential for More Construction Suicides
The recent suicide of the boss of a Perth-based ceilings contractor has shone a light on the underlying stresses which are being placed upon many within...
How Can We Improve Construction Worker Mental Health?
While the building sector in Australia offers wonderful opportunities and rewarding careers, it can be a difficult and stressful environment in which challenges associated with mental...
Construction Suicides Cost Dollars as Well as Lives
While dollar figures pale in comparison to the impact of lives lost, suicidal behaviour among construction industry workers costs around $520 million per year in New...
NSW:Inquest Into Death Of Bullied Apprentice
A teenage apprentice was set alight, feared being raped and had a chart of his mistakes publicly displayed in his workplace, an inquest into his death...