Construction Industry Shines Light on Mental Health Issues That Plague The Sector

The CIF has released a new video featuring architect and RTE star Dermot Bannon, encouraging healthier conversations around mental health in Ireland’s construction sector. The video explores what looks from the outset like a stereotypical, jovial construction site canteen conversation amongst colleagues, but quickly challenges viewers with some hard-hitting and thought-provoking truths. It is accompanied […]

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Construction Safety Week 2018: Day Two– Positive Mental Health

Society is increasingly more open to discussing the topics of suicide and mental health. However, to affect a reduction in the number of suicides in Ireland, there is a need to promote further understanding and awareness of suicide and mental health among Irish workers, particularly men. Irish men can be reluctant to discuss their problems […]

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Mercury Engineering staff awarded Safety Certificates

1 2 3 4 Mercury Engineering staff receive SSSP Certs at Facebook ceremony   Images: Mercury Engineering staff receive SSSP Safety Certs. Frank Matthews, Mercury Engineering. Paul Gaughran, MACE Group. Tom Parlon, Director General, CIF   Construction magazine and constructionnews.ie were present at a special presentation of certificates to Mercury Engineering staff at the new […]

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Twitter Highlights: CIF Construction Safety Week 2016, Day 4

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 CIF Construction Safety Week 2016 Day 4 Twitter Highlights Some of the Twitter highlights from Day Four of CIF Construction Safety Week 2016, which focused on ‘Plant & Equipment Safety’. Tweets courtesy of BAM Ireland (@BAMContractors), CIF (@CIF_Ireland) , John Paul Construction (@johnpaulconst) and Hegarty Demolition […]

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Twitter Highlights: CIF Construction Safety Week 2016, Day 3

1 2 3 4 5 6 CIF Construction Safety Week 2016 Day 3 Twitter Highlights Some of the Twitter highlights from Day Three of CIF Construction Safety Week 2016, which focused on ‘Positive Mental Health’. Tweets courtesy of Manley Construction (@ManleyConstruction), Sean Downey CIF (@CIFSeanDowney) , Gem Group (@gemjoinery), CIF (@CIF_Ireland), and StaySafe (@staysafe). If […]

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Construction Safety Week 2016 – Mind Our Workers

Today in Irish Construction Safety Week 2016 the focus switches to Mental Health. The Construction Industry Federation  and Pieta House joint initiative entitled Mind Our Workers is a campaign aimed at raising awareness of suicide and mental health issues throughout the construction sector. Suicide and mental health are two of the most important issues in Ireland. […]

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