b'THE OFFICIAL NFBA MAGAZINEWHY DO CONSTRUCTION WORKERS HAVE HIGHER SUICIDE RATES?BUSINESS MANAGEMENTWith 53.2 suicides per 100 thousand workers, construction has among the greatest suicide rate of any industry. Male workers that work in construction have a 65% higher rate than all U.S male workers according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).R eport from Workwear Guru examinesoften involves high-pressure work, tight contributing factors for the high rates ofdeadlines, long physical working hours, budgets suicide, citing mental health experts. Theseand quality expectations can lead to high factors include: stress, which can contribute to mental health 1.A high work-pressure environment problems.2.Work at remote locations 2.Work at remote locations According to the experts, construction work 3."Tough-guy mentality often requires work in remote locations. Living 4.Opioids dependency in hotels can be a lonely experience. Being away Reexamining your programits a risk analysis from family can lead to problems in marriages and parenting. Moreover mental health or 1.A high work-pressure environmentsubstance abuse challenges may be more likely The report notes that the construction fieldto go unnoticed or unaddressed in situations 36 / FRAME BUILDER - AUG2022'