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Constructive Conversations: Navigating mental health in the construction industry

22 May 2024
Summits Stage
Compliance & Legislation , Construction , Mental Health & Psychosocial Safety

With the construction industry grappling with alarming rates of mental health issues, presenting double the risk of suicide compared to other industries in Australia, it's crucial to address the unique challenges faced by construction workers. Join us as we explore specific tools and strategies tailored to the industry's complex nature. From identifying and mitigating psychosocial risk factors to implementing successful intervention strategies, we'll navigate the path towards creating a positive work environment. Gain insights into practical solutions that target different organisational levels and contribute to the well-being of construction professionals.

Helen Lingard, Distinguished Professor - RMIT
Julie Gratton, Safety, Health, Environment & Wellbeing Director, Australia & New Zealand - Aecom
David Rosetto, Engagement Manager - Black Dog Institute
Chris Lockwood, CEO - MATES in Construction
Rae Bonney, Workplace Mental Health, Safety & Wellbeing Specialist


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