Tag: Pieta House

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 […]


Construction Safety Week 2018: Day Two– Positive Mental Health

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 […]


Twitter Highlights: CIF Construction Safety Week 2016, Day 3

CIF Construction Safety Week 2016

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 tweeting images, remember to use the hashtag […]


Construction Safety Week 2016 – Mind Our Workers

Construction Safety Week

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. […]