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Date PostedJuly 1, 2015

Helping Construction Worker’s Stay Mentally Healthy

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Construction workers have been identified as a particularly “at risk” sector of the population when it comes to mental health problems.

Suicide is also a major problem among construction workers, which is why we need to consider ways that we can improve construction workers’ mental health.

Employers need to be proactive about protecting workers health and safety, which includes their mental health.

The following organisations can help

Mates in Construction (1300 642 111) (construction workers specifically)

Beyond Blue 1300 22 4636

Lifeline 13 11 14

Steven Asnicar is regarded as a leader across many fields of industry. In particular, his specialisation across the health, infrastructure, construction, resource and utility sectors has seen him successfully change the dynamics of these industries through the introduction of new strategic, marketing, training and technical frameworks. Steven works closely with industry peak bodies such as Safework Australia, Australian Logistics Council, National Advisory for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment (NATESE) and the Council of Australian Governments in the development of new delivery standards and industry specific programs.

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