Site Safe Research
One of our goals is to ensure we're doing all we can to improve the health and safety outcomes of all those in the construction industry and wider sectors.
We partner with various businesses and individuals regarding possible research projects including sector leaders, education providers, industry groups, and government entities who are also working to achieve good health and safety outcomes.
If you would like to find out more and how we might work together, please send an email to email@example.com with the following details:
- A short description of what your research topic is
- The main objectives of completing the research
- Contact details
- Any links to the survey or where to book an interview time
- What date, data collection will finish?
- What types of participants you may require including industry type, role, age, or ethnicity?
- What programme does this research contribute to?
- A list of survey or interview questions for Site Safe to validate
Below are some research pieces we have assisted with that have been published and circulated in the industry. This page will be updated when new projects are completed.
A Study of Major Stressors and Stress Reduction Strategies in Construction
The first piece of research under Site Safe and Massey University's Memorandum of Understanding investigates the origins of, and strategies to deal with, stress in the construction industry.
- View a preprint version of the full paper
- View a summary of key insights and messages
- Tools for Wellbeing page
For research queries:
Dr Andries (Hennie) van Heerden – Senior Lecturer in Building Technology, Massey University
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 09 213 6610
Dr Gregory Chawynski – Director of Engagement, Massey University School of Built Environment
Email: email@example.com Phone: 021 211 0206
Suicide in New Zealand’s Construction Industry Workforce: Factors Identified in Coronial Reports (2019)
The study analysed 300 coroners’ files of suicide in construction, between 2007 to 2017. It identifies who is most at risk and provides insight into the factors that can lead to suicide in the industry, to inform the development and implementation of suicide prevention initiatives.
|View full report||View executive summary||Tools for Wellbeing page|
For research queries: firstname.lastname@example.org
For media queries: email@example.com
Site Safe: Review of Training (Ihi Research, 2015)
A study conducted by Ihi Research, in consultation with industry leaders, that reviewed Site Safe’s suite of training products and services. It presented industry views and recommendations on how Site Safe could make its training programme fit for purpose.
|View the Infographic|
Assessing the impact of Site Safe (NZIER, 2008)
An independent economic impact assessment study that examined and measured Site Safe’s impact on injury rates in the industries it operates. It concluded that Site Safe have had a positive impact on injury rates in the non-residential building construction industry.