Working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic: the experience of project-based employees (2020)
The research explored Australian construction employees’ experiences of teleworking (working from home) during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Response to the Productivity Commission’s 2019 Draft Report on Mental Health (2020)
The project involved submitting a response to the Productivity Commission’s Draft Report on Mental Health. This response was submitted on behalf of the Construction Industry Culture Task Force.
A Sense of Place: Building a mentally healthy workplace (2019-2022)
The project involves the implementation of initiatives designed to create a Sense of Place (SoP) and build a mentally healthy workplace at the Melbourne Metro Tunnel construction project.
How does construction workers’ bodily pain impact their mental health? (2017 - 2019)
This project explored the interaction between bodily pain and mental health among manual construction workers.
Work health and safety training effectiveness, health management efficacy and client leadership in the construction industry of NSW (2017 - 2018)
This project looked at WHS in the context of the suite of infrastructure and construction projects with Sydney Metro.
MatesMonitor: Evaluating suicide prevention in the construction industry (2017)
This project examines the extent to which a suicide prevention health service, provided by partner organisation Mates in Construction, produces long term benefit.
Reducing musculoskeletal injury in rail construction work (2016 - 2017)
This project was undertaken in collaboration with the Victorian Government’s Major Transport Infrastructure Program to assess and reduce the risk of work-related musculoskeletal injury in rail construction work.
An action research approach to improving construction workers’ health (2013)
This project evaluated the physical and mental health status of construction and maintenance workers before, during and after a health promotion program was introduced.
An investigation of supervisory practices for improving occupational health and safety behaviour in construction teams: a cross level experimental analysis (2005)
This project examined the way in which subcontracted workgroups in the construction industry develop distinct safety climates that drive their safety practices and performance.