SUICIDE PREVENTION IS A HEALTH & SAFETY PRIORITY IN CONSTRUCTION:
A CALL TO ACTION FOR CONSTRUCTION COMPANY Owners, CEOs/Presidents & C-Suite Leaders
Too often, the construction industry’s “culture of safety” is limited to the physical aspects and neglects the psychological aspects. According to a recent article in The New York Times, between 1999-2014, there was a 22% increase in mortality among white, middle-aged men with less than a college education; suicides, opioid overdoses, and alcohol abuse were listed as the causes of this increased mortality.
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