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Date PostedJune 5, 2015

Employers Urged to Protect Young Workers

WorkSafe Queensland has urged employers to protect young workers who are new to the job. This is a particularly important consideration for employers in high risk industries, of which construction is one.

Young-workers

Source: WorkSafe Queensland

WorkSafe reminds employers to manage risks associated with young workers to prevent injuries. It also highlights that these workers are more vulnerable because of a lack of experience.

Safety training, including White Card training, induction training and supervision are crucial to their safety. Find out more here.

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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