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Health Insurance Daily - Construction workers ‘need mental health support’

By Emily Perryman

Suicide kills six times as many workers as falling from heights.

Group risk products could be better deployed to support the mental health of workers in the building and construction industry, Group Risk Development (GRiD) has said.

Figures from the Samaritans suggest suicide kills six times as many construction workers as falling from heights.

There were 6,122 recorded deaths by suicide in the UK in 2014 of which 76% were men.

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