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Date PostedAugust 2, 2019

Man Hospitalised After Roof Fall

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Another fall from height has taken place at a worksite, this time in Pennant Hills.

A 45 year old man had to be transported to hospital after falling through a roof, it is believed he was replacing skylight sheeting at the time when he fell 3 metres onto the deck below.

The incident caused injuries to his head and limb and he was transported to Westmead Hospital in a stable condition.

Falls remain the main cause of injury on worksites and yet they are avoidable. Let’s work to make the rest of the year a safe one by ensuring fall protection measures are taken whenever working from heights, even if the potential fall height seems relatively low – falls from even a low height can cause serious injury.

Source: http://content.safetyculture.com.au/news/index.php/03/man-hospitalised-falling-roof-2/#.XLNnjqQlE1l

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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