Making Suicide Prevention a Health and Safety Priority

I am a Safety Supervisor

Many construction companies have already committed to fostering safety at all times, but few have taken mental wellness into account. A common aspirational goal in the safety culture is “Zero Incidents.” Yet, when many people consider ZERO SUICIDES as a goal, they are met with doubt that it could ever be so.  What if we believed it were possible and did everything in our power to get there?

 

How to Make Suicide Prevention a Health and Safety Priority:

Train Your Team in CPR for Mental Health Crises:

“A big part of the depression is drinking or using. A lot of times the issue is pain. We are in labor, so literal physical body pain. The more in pain they are, the more they drink or take a couple extra drugs...”  - Field Manager

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