Mental Health

Publisher Note: This article was originally on ConstructioNext. Article-A Blueprint for Preventing Suicides in Construction Author: Sharon O’Malley Construction workers die by suicide at four times the rate of the general population, and the industry consistently ranks No. 1 or No. 2 in deaths by suicide among all occupations. Here is a comprehensive guide for Read more

The latest episode of Oatey’s podcast, The Fix, features a conversation with Oatey Ambassadors Danielle Browne and Thomas Young about mental health and some of the unique challenges that can come with working in the trades. This vulnerable, thought-provoking conversation highlights some personal challenges Ty and Danielle have faced regarding mental health, as well as Read more

Employee burnout has been a major concern since the outbreak of the pandemic. A 2021 study showed heightened incidences of burnout due to work-life imbalances as employees felt isolated from their working teams. According to the WHO, burnout can cause serious physical and psychological issues, including depression, diabetes, and heart-related disease. Since burnout can happen Read more

What does your workplace look like? Is it welcoming and inviting, or is it cluttered, disorganized, and dirty? The environment in which you work can have a significant impact on the overall happiness of your employees. When people feel like they are working in an uninviting area, it causes mental stress, decreases productivity, and increases Read more

John and Devynn get serious as they discuss mental health. Read more