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Date PostedJune 26, 2015

Improving Construction Worker Mental Health

 

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Source: www.amarolawfirm.com

The challenging and sometimes stressful environment of construction can cause mental health issues among workers if not properly dealt with.

The Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention indicates that construction workers are more than twice as likely to commit suicide than the general population -an alarming revelation.

Employers need to ensure they are actively addressing workers mental health issues, as they do with their physical wellbeing.

An informative post on Sourceable.net provides some insight into the issue and what can be done to improve mental health among construction workers. Click here for more.

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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