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Date PostedOctober 4, 2015

Worker Injured by Nail Gun on Brisbane Site

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Source: BrisbaneTimes.com.au

A man on a construction site in St Lucia was rushed to hospital after an accident with a nail gun. The nail penetrated the worker’s heart and he had to undergo emergency surgery and was placed in an induced coma.

The 45-year-old was rushed to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital in a critical condition after he was shot with the nail gun just before midday on Thursday at Ironside Street,  St Lucia.

This is another reminder of the risks involved in nail gun use on construction sites and why safety training is so crucial.

Read more: http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/queensland/man-shot-in-the-heart-by-nail-gun-in-st-lucia-20151001-gjz0kw.html#ixzz3nXbKP81b

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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