Depending on your role in construction, you might feel as though you don't have a personal life. However, there are strategies you can use to improve your work-life balance. To get started, just consider how … about Managing Life-Work Balance Doesn’t Have to Be a Stressor
Suicide prevention is an important consideration for every industry. It is particularly crucial for the construction industry due to its male-dominated nature and the prevalence of stigma surrounding mental health.
Fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) is a working arrangement where, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, “the place of work is sufficiently isolated from the worker’s place of residence to make daily commute impractical.” The worker, … about Fly-in, Fly-Out Workers Run a Greater Risk of Depression
Workers in the construction industry develop certain types of cancer at higher rates than the general population. While the word “cancer” creates a visceral response of fear in anyone who hears it, there are ways … about Causes and Prevention of Cancer in the Construction Industry
As if working in construction doesn’t come with a host of health and safety hazards, tools commonly used by construction laborers, trade personnel, and other manual workers have been found to create a constellation of … about Not-So-Good Vibrations: Is Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) In Your Future?
The opiate epidemic is real, and the construction industry is one of the hardest hit. It is unfortunate that the safety issues are not all caused by illicit drug use; workers who are appropriately taking … about Opioids in Construction
Some managers might fear they may be mocked if they introduce concepts of emotional intelligence in the workplace. They might tend to keep this soft-skill work to themselves and see what kind of change they … about How Construction Leaders Introduce Emotional Intelligence Skills to Their Teams
Mental health can be a touchy subject to address with your employees, especially since it’s so often accompanied by a negative stigma. With as many as 1 in 5 people in the United States dealing … about Improving the Mental Health of Your Employees
Feeling tired and sloggy? It’s probably what you’re eating. Confused and irritable? Yep. Food’s probably to blame. Not looking like you did when you were 18 and irresistible? Could be the food. Probably a few … about You are what you eat: What you need to know about nutrition and your work health
The evidence for the toll of stress on the job keeps adding up. Besides affecting worker performance, job stress is closely linked to injuries, and a majority of American workers say they are stressed out. … about 6 Ways to Avoid Stress and Injuries on the Jobsite