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Date PostedDecember 8, 2015

Injury Numbers Down in The ACT

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Source: BrisbaneTimes.com.au

The good news is that the number of serious workplace injuries recorded in the ACT has declined, the bad news is that both the ACT’s peak construction body and union agree that a lack of co-operation is undermining workplace safety in the industry.

Safe Work Australia’s Comparative Performance Monitoring Report was released recently and despite the decline in injuries overall, the CFMEU and Master Builders Australia believe the contention in the industry between the peak bodies is putting a damper on safety.

Serious injury claims dropped from 11.9 per 1000 employees the previous year to 9.6 per 1000 employees. The rate of compensation claims is also down in the state with 6 claims last year for every million hours worked.

Source: http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/squabbling-erupts-despite-fall-in-work-injury-numbers-across-the-act-20151125-gl8d00.html

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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