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Date PostedFebruary 27, 2017

Construction Workers Take a Stand for Safety

The alleged lack of action following the death of construction veteran Jorge Catillo-Riffo, prompted CFMEU members to gather at parliament house in Adelaide on February 15.

Around 200 of the union’s members congregated outside following the dropping of charges against the company contracted to  build the new Royal Adelaide Hospital. Jorge was one of 2 workers killed at the site.

The union said that since 2014, 3 workers were killed on the company’s sites in South Australia.

The union highlighted that while the company managed to avoid punishment for Jorge’s death, the union had received more than $1 million in fines in South Australia, many of the fines relating to safety inspections as perceived at risk work sites.

Source: https://redflag.org.au/node/5691

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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