The Construction Leading Edge Podcast

Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas survived her brother's suicide and is now a subject matter expert in workplace suicide prevention, men's mental health and resilience.

What you'll learn from this construction podcast episode:

- Why a business owner said to her over coffee, "I don't want to wait until an employees dies."

- Story about what a police chief said to one of his officers after he attempted suicide.

- Why does the construction industry have one of the highest suicide rates?

- What is the #1 canary in the coal mine, so to speak, when it comes to suicide.

- How do issues of mental health connect with jobsite safety?

- A few things to think about if you're within 10 years of retirement.

- Behaviors that are early indicators you want to watch out for.
- Crisis Inoculation Plan

Resources mentioned in this construction podcast episode:

Workplace Suicide Prevention-

Billd - They'll pay your supplier up front and give you 120 day terms.  Learn more and estimate your cash flow needs at

3 Questions to Help You Get Paid for Estimates -

Mastermind Group for CoConstruct Users-

How to connect with Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas:

Direct download: Construction_Leading_Edge_195_MIX.mp3
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