Health and wellbeing projects of the Centre for Construction Work Health and Safety Research.
Researchers: Lingard and Turner (with The University of Melbourne)
Sponsors: The Australian Research Council (Linkage Project), Workforce Victoria, Contexx Pty Ltd and Baulderstone Pty Ltd
The research informed the development of organisational support for work-family interaction in the construction industry, reducing the social and economic consequences of work-family conflict.
This research enabled the construction industry to re-think cultural expectations about work hours and design jobs that reduce work-family conflict and promote work-family interaction. The research provided evidence to help the industry improve its ability to attract and retain a diverse workforce and contribute to a reduction in the social economic costs of work-family conflict.
Researchers: Lingard and Turner
Sponsors: Queensland Government, Lendlease
To provide a contribution to the evidence base concerning strategies that are effective in improving the health and wellbeing of blue-collar workers of the Queensland construction industry.
The aims of the research are to:
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