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MATES in Construction NZ being an evidence-based workplace suicide prevention model, developed to reduce high suicide rates in the NZ Construction Industry.
We evaluate, test and research the work done ensuring shared learning efficiency. All programmes delivered by MATES in Construction are evaluated with feedback and analysis being incorporated into content as appropriate.
NZ Construction Industry related Research
The 2018 BRANZ Mental Health in the Construction Industry scoping study was commissioned to better understand the suicide risk for construction workers.
Nga Rahui Hau Kura Suicide Mortality Review Committee
Every week on average, 10 New Zealanders die by suicide. Many more are treated in hospital after a suicide attempt, having seriously harmed themselves. Sadly, we have some of the highest youth suicide rates in the OECD and suicide rate for Māori are over 50 percent higher than for non-Māori.
Read the Nga Rahui Hau Suicide Mortality Review here >
Koi Tū: The Centre for Informed Futures
The future is now: Implications of Covid-19 for New Zealand >
Visit the research section on the MATES in Construction Australia website for comprehensive research articles.
Suicide in Queensland’s Commercial Building and Construction Industry An investigation of factors associated with suicide and recommendations for the prevention of suicide.
Occupational class differences in suicide: evidence of changes over time and during the global financial crisis in Australia.
The impact of workplace bullying on mental health and suicidality in Queensland construction industry apprenctices.