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Date PostedMarch 7, 2016

Case into Construction Worker Death Begins

steel piling

Remember the man killed at the South Hobart waste centre, a co-worker has just spoken out about safety concerns at site which the deceased worker was concerned about before his death.

Benjamin Wicks of South Arm was killed when a one tonne steel piling beam struck him at a work site in January 2013.

The victim was an experienced pile-driver who expressed his concerns about safety to his friend shortly before the fatal accident occured.

The man said the holes the beams were being placed into were not deep enough and he was worried about the skills of an excavator driver. Apparently his concerns were well founded.

Source: http://www.themercury.com.au/news/scales-of-justice/case-involving-death-of-construction-worker-at-waste-management-centre-begins-in-hobart/news-story/6b90af74b5cbc489c41e79450f64080b

Steven Asnicar is regarded as a leader across many fields of industry. In particular, his specialisation across the health, infrastructure, construction, resource and utility sectors has seen him successfully change the dynamics of these industries through the introduction of new strategic, marketing, training and technical frameworks. Steven works closely with industry peak bodies such as Safework Australia, Australian Logistics Council, National Advisory for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment (NATESE) and the Council of Australian Governments in the development of new delivery standards and industry specific programs.

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