September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and because workers in construction have one of the highest suicide rates compared to other industries, OSHA is urging employers to discuss suicide prevention efforts and help raise awareness.
Our Director of Safety, Brian Webster, will be hosting safety meetings across our job sites this entire month to bring this topic out in the open and top of mind. These conversations can be awkward to have, but simply sharing facts and available resources for help is much needed.
Valuable information on this subject can be found at the following links:
Please help us in getting the word out to support all workers in our industry.