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Builders' suicide rate highest in NZ

A new study finds a boom or bust cycle, and a culture of toxic masculinity is putting the rate of builders' suicide the highest among all industries.

A BRANZ scoping study finds a "macho" and "bullying" culture, intolerant of diversity, significantly contributes to the poor mental health of construction industry workers.

Click on the link below to hear Kathryn Ryan talking with BRANZ General Manager Industry Research Dr Chris Litten, as well as CHASNZ Board Members Rick Herd (CEO of construction company Naylor Love) and Nicole Rosie (CEO, WorkSafe NZ).

https://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/ninetonoon/audio/2018663999/builders-suicide-rate-highest-in-nz