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Date PostedJanuary 16, 2016

Worker Killed on Dallas Shopping Centre Roof in Melbourne

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Source: www.theage.com.au

Construction work is generally high risk but when working alone, it is even more high risk because when accidents do occur, the likelihood of getting help in time is minimal.

A recent accident on the roof of the Dallas Shopping Centre in Melbourne’s north-west is proof of this.

An electrician was killed after suffering an electric shock while working alone on the shopping centre roof.

Witnesses apparently heard a loud bang and the mall’s power went off. When emergency personnel arrived at the scene the man was already dead.

This tragic incident is a reminder of the dangers of construction work and electrical hazards in particular.

The young man killed was described as a loving 24 year old father of a 5 month old.

WorkSafe Victoria has launched an investigation into the incident.

 

Source: http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/electrician-dies-after-suffering-electric-shock-on-roof-of-dallas-shopping-centre-20160105-glzo48.html#ixzz3wPTlnW00

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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