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Date PostedOctober 25, 2016

Three Construction Fatalities in 4 Days


Source: www.theage.com.au

There have been 3 fatalities in the construction industry in a short period of time, just 4 days which has brought the issue of safety into the spotlight.

In the first accident, 2 workers were killed when a 9 tonne concrete panel being installed fell and crushed them. The 2 men were trapped in a pit, with no where to run.

The panels were being erected without a Safe Work Method Statement and it is believed elementary precautions were absent.

In another senseless tragedy a German woman on a working holiday visa was killed after falling 13 floors on a building site in Perth’s CBD.

The woman was apparently applying silicone to the joints of a precast panel when the accident occurred. The woman was working close to the edge, without a safety harness.  Find out more at: https://sourceable.net/three-dead-construction-workers-in-four-days/

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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