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Construction workers stand shoulder to shoulder for suicide prevention

10th September 2019

Workers in the construction sector are almost four times more likely than the national average to take their own lives.

To mark World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) 2019 (Sep 10) each of civil engineering and infrastructure specialist Barhale’s 1000 strong workforce is wearing the logo of WSPD as part of a programme of activities to encourage construction workers to discuss issues affecting their mental health and wellbeing.

Pictured are members of the Barhale team at the Thames Tideway Victoria Embankment site – part of the project to build a build a 25km super sewer under the Thames.