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If physical activity is good for our mental health, why do construction workers have more mental health issues?

May 5, 2024
Research unveils a profound connection between physical activity and mental health, shedding light on its…

FREE WEBINAR – Eyes Wide Shut: We Don’t Have a Fatigue Problem

February 8, 2024
5 points for you to consider in this year's Health, Safety, and Wellbeing strategy Fatigue…

Healthier, Happier Construction: Predictions and Innovations for 2024

January 19, 2024
Happy 2024! Last year we wrote our predictions for 2023, and we got some right!…

Beating the Blues: How the Construction Industry can enable healthy habits of its workforce and improve mental well-being

January 8, 2024
Blue Monday is often considered the most depressing day of the year. Whilst there is…

2023 Q2 Round-up of Health and Wellbeing in Construction Articles

June 30, 2023
The first half of 2023 has flown by and it’s been a busy quarter for…

Dust Kills – Download our free checklist to help you prepare

May 29, 2023
Construction Health and Wellbeing LTD supports HSE’s Dust Kills campaign to combat occupational lung disease…

Men’s Health and The Internet: Navigating the Digital Age

May 29, 2023
Men's Health Week 2023, observed from June 12th to 18th, brings attention to the importance…

Skin Cancer Awareness, and our collaboration with LifeJacket Skin Protection

May 11, 2023
Here at Construction Health & Wellbeing we are committed to helping construction workers and employers…

Why are more construction workers experiencing anxiety? Mental Health Awareness Week 2023

April 28, 2023
The construction industry is waking up to the fact that Mental health is just as…

2023 Q1 Round-up of Health and Wellbeing in Construction Articles

April 17, 2023
Are we through the first quarter of 2023 already?  Its been a busy quarter for…

The Benefits of Neurodiversity in the Construction Industry and register for our webinar

February 2, 2023
Neurodiversity is becoming increasingly recognised, not just as a medical term, but also as a…

Construction Health & Wellbeing’s Predictions for 2023

January 27, 2023
Last year we made our predictions on key themes for 2022 – check out last…

Q4 roundup of health and wellbeing in construction articles

January 9, 2023
Q4 roundup of health and wellbeing in construction articles Well that year has flown by!…

Overwhelmed with which framework to follow?

November 16, 2022
Construction Health & Wellbeing understands that finding a framework to follow to develop your Health…

How strategic is your health and wellbeing strategy? 4 questions to ask yourself.

November 13, 2022
Question 1. Is your strategy holistic?  Most construction firms these days recognise that the wellbeing…

Framework for Gap Analysis Review

November 10, 2022
When it comes to developing a health and wellbeing strategy in construction, we have found…
Stress

Stress and mental health in construction – are you doing enough?

September 15, 2022
Contributed by Wendy Jones Stress and mental health in construction – are you doing enough?…

The bigger picture of substance misuse

September 1, 2022
The bigger picture of substance misuse. Can construction lead the way with tackling societies challenges? Professor…

Time for a new approach to noise risk reduction

July 13, 2022
The risk of incurring work-related hearing damage or other illness is “100% preventable, provided an…

Q2 roundup of health and wellbeing in construction articles

July 7, 2022
The first half of 2022 has flown by and it’s been a busy quarter for…

Highlights from Occupational Awareness Week 2022

June 27, 2022
Occupational Health has never been more important. Last week was #Occupationalhealthawareness week which aimed to…

Jennie’s Story – Integrating OH With Safety

June 24, 2022
My career into health and safety wasn’t very conventional. I’m actually a registered nurse and…

Mental Health First Aiders – do they work?

June 20, 2022
Are Mental Health First Aiders the best way to reduce work related mental health issues?…

What are you doing to combat loneliness in your workforce?

April 28, 2022
Mental Health Week 2022 – Addressing loneliness Construction companies have a unique set of working…

Q1 round-up of Construction Health & Wellbeing articles

April 8, 2022
With the first quarter of 2022 complete, here is our round-up of the most interesting…

Supporting our ageing workforce and retaining construction talent

March 23, 2022
People are living for longer and the goalposts keep getting stretched in terms of how…

Areas impacting health and wellbeing in the construction industry

March 4, 2022
Now that 2022 is in full swing, we wanted to bring you an idea of…

Making New Year’s resolutions last for your workforce

January 31, 2022
As ever, January has been a good time for new beginnings in our personal lives…

Are zero-tolerance drug & alcohol tests a thing of the past?

December 9, 2021
For reasons which should be obvious, drugs and alcohol and the construction industry do not…

Talking money at work – another taboo?

November 4, 2021
With Talk Money Week on the horizon from November 8-12, we wanted to get past…

Reducing mental health inequalities in UK’s construction industry

October 1, 2021
Ahead of World Mental Health Day (10th October 2021), Construction Health & Wellbeing wanted to…

Fatigue Management in 2021 – it’s more than preventing accidents

March 4, 2021
5 points for you to consider in this year's Health, Safety, and Wellbeing strategy Fatigue…

What does a good health, hygiene & wellbeing strategy look like?

August 17, 2020
Developing a holistic Occupational Health, Occupational Hygiene, and wellbeing strategy can be complex. With so…

Does your organisation have a “new normal” wellbeing plan?

July 5, 2020
The world of work is going to change forever, and whether we like the “new…

Health & Wellbeing resources for each stage of CLC Roadmap

June 29, 2020
The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) has been responsible for setting standards for the industry during…

What health checks do you offer your construction workers?

June 21, 2020
Health surveillance, safety-critical medicals, or mini-health checks are all commonplace in our industry, but they…

Are you using data to drive your Health and Wellbeing Strategy?

June 15, 2020
Data, analytics, and new technologies like artificial intelligence are changing the way we work. In…

Is ‘Health’ like ‘Safety’ in Construction?

June 8, 2020
In construction, we've made some great progress in how we manage work-related ill-health. Despite this,…

Raising the bar for OH Management in Construction

October 30, 2019
A paper written by Jones W, Gibb A, Haslam R and our very own Jennie…

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