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Date PostedJuly 24, 2019

Man Falls Through Skylight Sheeting

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This year seems to be fraught with workplace health and safety incidents and particularly falls from heights.

The latest one involved a 45 year old man who had to be transported to hospital after falling through a roof at Pennant Hills.

The man was replacing the roof’s skylight sheeting when he fell 3 metres onto the deck below. The man sustained head and limb injuries as a result.

He was treated on the scene and then transported to Westmead Hospital in a stable condition.

When working from a height, it is crucial that the proper controls are in place including adequate fall protection.

Source: http://content.safetyculture.com.au/news/index.php/03/man-hospitalised-falling-roof-2/#.XMbVLaQlE1l

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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