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The British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS), a founding member of the HCLG, has written to MPs to urge them to take immediate action to prevent avoidable deaths and illness caused by exposure to respirable crystalline silica.

This is the dust created by cutting ston...

The Health and Safety Executive has produced a draft Talking Toolkit on 'Preventing Work-Related Stress in the Construction Industry' aimed at small businesses.

The Toolkit aims to help line managers to have meaningful conversations with their workers.

The HSE is seeking...

This new Best Practice guide looks at ways to reduce the risk of Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) when planning for the delivery and movement of plasterboard.

MSDs are one of the most common work-related ill-health conditions, especially for construction worke...

World Suicide Prevention Day - #StartTheConversation 

Observed on September 10th, every year, World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) provides the opportunity for people, across the globe, to raise awareness of suicide and suicide prevention. 

Mental Health Charity Mate...

Balfour Beatty, GKR Scaffolding, Kier, Mace, Morgan Sindall, and Skanska have published a new COVID-19 industry research report, conducted by Loughborough University: “COVID-19 and construction: Early lessons for a new normal?”. 

The independent report, based on re...

Stop. Make a Change’ (SMAC) will run between Saturday 10th October through to Friday 23th October 2020.

This has been planned to coincide with World Mental Health Day (Saturday 10th October) and the European Week for Safety & Health (19th to 23rd October), bringing an i...

B&CE, provider of the occupational health management system Constructing Better Health (CBH), has this week announced its plan to exit the occupational health market. 

The not-for-profit organisation paused the build of a new, replacement system last year, to re-as...

In light of the challenges posed by the current COVID-19 crisis, it is expected that workplace mental health issues, already a pervasive challenge, will be heavily impacted. 

Mates in Mind and Tideway are pleased to be offering a number of free online mental health work...

Business Support finder

The UK government has published a ‘support finder’ tool to help businesses and self-employed people across the UK to quickly and easily determine what financial support is available to them during the coronavirus pandemic. The finder tool asks bu...

#KindnessMatters 
#MentalHealthAwarenessWeek


Mental Health Awareness Week runs from 18-24 May, and aims to get people talking about their mental health and reduce the stigma that can stop people from asking for help.

The theme this year is ‘Kindness’.

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