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News Spotlight Covid-19: It’s not over ‘til the fat lady sings

There is widespread disagreement about the origins of the well-known saying above. But most claim it comes from opera – when the Rubenesque soprano arrived on stage, audiences knew it would soon be time to collect their coats. While origins may be unclear, the meaning definitely isn’t – and it’s entirely relevant to where we all are with Covid-19. It’s not over yet.

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22 Sep 2021

The Lighthouse Club and QEM: because two lives lost is two too many

Every single day in the UK, two construction workers will take their own life.

Let’s think about that number. In just a year, that’s more than 700 people left without someone to grow old with. Perhaps 1,000 children without a parent. More than 700 households facing life without an income. And around 700 teams in shock about the colleague who ‘seemed okay’.

And that’s before we even consider the utter despair that brought that person to consider suicide as the best option. Help is out there, and at QEM we’re doing our own small bit to make sure everyone knows.  

The Lighthouse Club     

We believe that every life matters. That’s why we’re supporting the Lighthouse Club, a charity that takes care of the emotional, physical and financial wellbeing of construction workers and their families.

Founded in 1956, this is a charity that that goes above and beyond the work of many others. They provide the following crucial support systems:

How we can all be part of the solution

While pledging financial support for the Lighthouse Club is a great first step, at QEM we know we can always do more. Next time someone on your site seems more distracted than usual, take a moment to ask how they’re feeling. And don’t let ‘fine’ be the end of the conversation. By giving someone your full attention, and by listening without judgment, you might just save a life. Or even two.

Because two lives a day is two too many.