Highways Organisation is Driving from the Front for Better Mental Health Awareness

Health and safety training has always been at the heart of this particular client’s ethos, protecting its staff from the everyday hazards of the industry and increasingly, this will begin to include important mental health training for staff at all levels. Earlier this year, an incident occurred that cemented the importance of this ethos for this client.…

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Does Work-Related Stress Affect My Mental Health?

According to the World Health Organisation, the average adult spends one third of their life at work, although this might seem like an underestimation for many who tend to work much longer than the typical 9-5. It is perhaps unsurprising therefore that work-related stress can be one of the biggest contributors to poor mental health.…

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Stop. Make a Change 2020

Across the construction industry, the conversation around mental health awareness has rarely been more vital. With the uncertainty surrounding upcoming construction projects, Brexit worries and the challenges facing open worksites attempting to follow ‘COVID-secure’ safety protocols, the sector as a whole is experiencing immense pressure.…

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Zero Suicide Alliance Mental Health Awareness Month

The Zero Suicide Alliance has nationally rolled out a free online Step Up training module which focuses on supporting people who may be encountering mental health issues as the pandemic plays out. The move comes as the UK records a 'concerning' rise in coronavirus cases with 3,000 new infections being confirmed this week – the highest daily rise since May.…

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Lighthouse Club 2019 Impact Report

Today the Lighthouse Club have published their fourth annual impact report which communicates to the industry, supporters and stakeholders, the impact that we are making and how we are helping to make a difference to our construction community.…

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