Tag: mental health awareness

Building Mental Health Toolbox Talk

This blog can be delivered to your staff as a Toolbox Talk. If you require a specific Toolbox Talk for your workplace, please feel free to get in touch. Reason: Raising Awareness of the Mental Health Crisis in the Construction Industry to have an honest and open conversation in a safe environment: to enable recognition […]

Managing Mental Health at Work

Employers have a duty of care to their staff to look after not only their physical health at work, but their mental health as well. It is important that mental health conditions are treated just as seriously as physical injuries or illnesses, and that the right support is provided. Keep reading to learn more about […]

Safety Spotlight: Managing Health and Safety, Mental Health Awareness & Stress Awareness

As part of May’s Hazard of the Month, Welfare, we’re highlighting three key areas: Managing Health and Safety, Mental Health Awareness & Stress Awareness. Managing Health and Safety Employers are responsibly for managing health and safety within their business, including managing risks and protecting your workers and anyone else involved in your business from harm. […]

Week Commencing 30/01/2023 – In The News

A third of employers fail to measure the impact of sickness on their business, research shows A third of employers are failing to record the impact sickness absence has on their business, research has shown. Data by Group Risk Development (GRiD) shows that although 85% of employers record the sickness absence of their staff, only […]

Mental Health Matters: Physical Exercise and Mental Health

When we revisited the Power of Small and the importance of taking the time to talk last month, you may remember that one of the suggestions was to walk and talk. In this blog we’re expanding on the theme of walking and talking by looking at the effects that physical activity can have on mental […]

Week Commencing 09/05/2022 – In The News

Mental Health Awareness Week: How to avoid loneliness when working from home This year’s Mental Health Awareness Week, which runs from 9-15 May, will explore the experience of loneliness, its effect on our mental health and how we can all play a part in reducing loneliness in our communities. In this article, Heather Beach provides […]

Safety Spotlight: Mental Health Awareness, Managing Health and Safety & Stress Awareness

As part of May’s Hazard of the Month, Welfare, we’re highlighting three key areas: Mental Health Awareness, Managing Health and Safety, and Stress Awareness. Mental Health Awareness One in four people will deal with a mental health problem in the UK, and it is estimated that 12.7% of all sickness absence days in the UK can […]

Mental Health Matters: Psychosis

What does the term ‘Psycho‘ mean to you? Does it conjure up images of a person being dangerously violent, maybe attacking people out of nowhere or simply exploding into a fit of rage for no apparent reason? It is unfortunate that the stigma around Psychosis is such that a majority of people will think this […]

Week Commencing 03/01/2022 – In The News

FA, Premier League, EFL & PFA announces joint brain health initiative The FA, Premier League, EFL and Professional Footballers Association (PFA) have announced a new joint action plan on understanding, promoting, and protecting brain health. The plan focuses on research, education, awareness, and support for players. It will bring together all workstreams and resources to manage […]

Mental Health Matters: Schizophrenia

What Is Schizophrenia? Schizophrenia is a long-term mental health condition, which can cause a range of different psychological symptoms, including reality being interpreted abnormally. In some cases, the condition can be disabling. People with Schizophrenia require lifelong treatment, however early diagnosis may help get symptoms under control before serious complications develop. Schizophrenia involves a range […]