How does technology support a blueprint for mental wellbeing in construction?

It is no secret that the construction industry has high levels of poor mental health. Workers in construction are 3.7 times higher than the national average of those at risk of suicide.

And it is easy to see why. Construction work includes time spent away from home and working to tight contracts. Added cost pressures lead to heavier workloads and payment terms can also differ widely across the sector, leading to job insecurity.

The failure to address the mental health of workers threatens the health and safety of employees as mistakes can arise. This can lead to possible accidents and injuries. It is so important that people do not feel isolated in their roles.

Digital tools and tech are now playing an increasingly important role in supporting workers in construction. What are they and why are they important?