September 10th 2021 is World Suicide Prevention day and Brogan Group are delivering a Toolbox talk to our site teams to raise awareness about Suicide.

Globally 1 million people die due to suicide every year.

The CIOB ‘Understanding Mental Health in the Built Environment Report 2020’ found that:

  • 26% of construction industry professionals thought about taking their own lives in 2019
  • Construction workers are more at risk of committing suicide than they are from falling from height
  • Every single working day in the UK 2 construction workers take their own life
  • But some things can be done to help people in crisis and some of this involves unpacking certain myths around Suicide

Brogan Group have Mental Health First Aiders to help support our staff and the following organisations can provide more information and support:

Lighthouse Club Charity – The only charity that provides emotional, physical and financial wellbeing support to construction workers and their families www.lighthouse.org 

NHS https://www.nhs.uk/mental-health/feelings-symptoms-behaviours/behaviours/help-for-suicidal-thoughts/ 

Samaritans www.samaritans.org

Tags on this post: csr

Share

Enquiries

Get in touch for quotations and more information

Enquiry Form

/

You can get in touch using our contact form below.

To find out about how we process your data, please read our privacy policy.

Send