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Date PostedNovember 30, 2017

Most Dangerous Place for Construction Workers is Canberra

If you’re a tradie in Canberra, you’re working in the most dangerous place for construction work in Australia, according to a report by Safe Work.

The report which was published in October, indicated 23.8 claims for serious injury and disease per 1000 construction workers in 2015-16.The national average in that period was 16.

While The ACT did record the highest rate of claims in the industry over the past 5 years, there was actually a decrease of 16 per cent in that period.

In a press release, UnionsACT compared that figure to WorkSafe ACT compliance activities which was down by 84 per cent compared to 2014.

Secretary of UnionsACT, said WorkSafe ACT should focus on enforcing workplace safety laws and accountability for negligent employers.


Find out more at: http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/canberra-most-dangerous-place-for-construction-workers-safe-work-australia-report-20171105-gzf1u1.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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