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Mental Health in Construction: How to Combat the Rising Rates of Suicide

Mental health issues have long been a problem in the construction industry. A 2020 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report found that workers in construction have one of the highest suicide rates compared to other industries. In fact, … Continue reading

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Construction Industry Faces a ‘Tsunami’ of Mental Wellness Issues

Chris Gardner, president of the Independent Contractors and Businesses Association of British Columbia (ICBA), says there is a “tsunami” of mental wellness issues facing the construction industry. With Thursday, Sept. 1, marking the beginning of Suicide Prevention Month, the industry … Continue reading

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