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Building better mental health
Episode 326th April 2023 • Professional Builder • Hamerville Media
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An average of two construction workers are taking their own lives every day and 20% of recorded absences in the sector are due to stress, anxiety & depression.

In this episode of The Professional Builder Podcast, host Lee Jones talks to Bill Hill, Chief Executive of the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity, to discuss mental health issues.

Bill talks through some of the reasons the mental health problem is prevalent in the construction sector, shares some sobering stats around suicide and offers some advice and support on how to tackle the issue.

Also in this episode, news and data from The Builders Merchant Federation, Alliance Fund and market research company Eureka!


Thanks to our episode sponsor Steel Blue who provide some guidance on selecting the right safety footwear on site. You can also read our Steel Blue review in the May edition of Professional Builder magazine.

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