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Date PostedDecember 17, 2015

Energy Drinks Banned From Some Construction Sites

energy drinksAlmost half of all construction workers drink energy drinks in such large quantities that they are putting their health at risk, leading some employers to ban these beverages from their sites. 

According to research by academics at Griffith University, most tradespeople eat unhealthily. Lunches usually consist of cigarettes, pies an energy drinks.

Tradespeople generally start early and work in high pressure environments. Some also have to contend with long commutes to and from work and have to engage in physically demanding tasks, leading them to be fatigued and resort to energy drinks. 

The unhealthy eating only makes the fatigue worse and increases health risks. It’s an ugly cycle that needs to be addressed. 

Read more at: http://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/health/diet/energy-drinks-banned-from-some-construction-sites-as-tradies-risk-their-health/news-story/a9c04a1bd1879179a9c229ab3e5db220

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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