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Date PostedDecember 8, 2016

Sixteen Year Old Inducted as Carpenter before Seven Metre Fall


The sixteen year old boy who fell seven metres down a staircase void and suffered serious injuries in October, was inducted as a carpenter the day before the terrible accident occurred.

There have since been questions raised about the supervision of youth on the site and other sites.

The young man was working on the site as part of a program by Master Builders, helping students at risk of dropping out by putting them into trade apprenticeships.

The teen apparently fell from a stepladder down a staircase void which resulted in serious injuries including a crushed shoulder and damaged vertebrae, requiring a metal rod to be put into his back.

The program is currently on hold as WorkSafe investigate the incident.

Find out more http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/teenager-was-inducted-as-carpenter-before-serious-worksite-accident-20161104-gsi3gr.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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