Mental Health First Aid – Regulation Changes

The end of 2018 was a whirlwind in the world of mental health training, as Heather Beach from The Healthy Work Company explains to SHP Online. The biggest material change over the last few weeks has been HSE announcing a change to the first aid guidance to include suitable and sufficient mental health training. Whilst […]

INTERVIEW – Mental health and lone working

By Mark Glover Heather Beach discusses the impact lone working can have on mental health and looks at the social isolation many lone workers may face. Do we need to re-think the definition of lone-working? Heather Beach thinks so. “I don’t think the term actually means much outside of health and safety.” the founder and […]

It’s OK not to be OK. But how do we make people OK?

For www.building.co.uk, The Healthy Work Company’s Heather Beach looks at supporting people’s mental health in construction. With men making up the vast majority of the construction industry, a fair conclusion is that it is male behaviours around mental health that most need to be tackled: by training people in non-judgmental listening and saying it is […]