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Digital Mental Fitness Program for Construction Professionals
Safety
Tuesday April 4 2017

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
Safety
Tuesday January 31 2017

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
Infrastructure
Tuesday November 29 2016

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
Business
Friday July 8 2016

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
Safety
Friday September 11 2015

Queensland looks to Combat Construction Suicides

Every two days, one Australian construction worker takes their own life.

Tragedy Highlights Potential for More Construction Suicides
Business
Thursday August 13 2015

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?
Business
Thursday June 25 2015

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
Safety
Tuesday October 14 2014

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
Commercial
Monday December 2 2013

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...