Did you know that the construction industry is the most at-risk industry for death by suicide, with a suicide rate that is four times more than the national average? In order to help protect our most precious resource – our people – this session will identify how companies can promote mental health and integrate suicide prevention by creating a caring culture to improve safety, health, and community.
Identify the imperative of addressing mental health and suicide prevention in the construction workplace, and how investment should match that of other safety initiatives
Demonstrate how mental health and suicide prevention can be woven into existing safety, wellness, performance management, and employee engagement practices in the workplace
Understand the ongoing opioid epidemic and its correlation with suicide, and how employers can help with opioid and other addiction/substance abuse disorders
Define what creating a caring culture means and the many positive impacts it can have on a company and its employees