SUICIDE PREVENTION IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
Suicide is a serious problem in the construction industry. Construction has the 2nd highest rate of suicides among all occupations. It is a high stress job that has high rates of alcohol and drug use, as well as a “tough guy” culture.
AGC of Missouri is committed to offering our members the necessary tools and resources to help save lives. Mental health needs to be a part of the safety conversation.
To stay safe on the jobsite, you look over the daily plan, identify potential problems, and address them before they arise. If you are struggling with your mental health, it is important to address any signs or symptoms before the problem gets to be critical. There are many organizations & resources out there that can help: