Mental Health

A third of construction workers suffering from stress in past 12 months, new study finds

40 per cent of construction workers feel compelled to keep working despite pressures

Adam Coleman, chief executive of HRLocker, said the well-being of workers needs to be prioritised. Picture: Eamon Ward

Almost a third of workers in the construction industry are dealing with stress according to new research.

The study by HRLocker, a HR tech business, found that 32 per cent of employees in the sector had struggled with stress and mental wellbeing issues in the last 12 months.

The survey found that 40 per cent of the those in the sector feel compelled to continue working even when dealing with such issues.

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