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Date PostedAugust 30, 2015

Why Snakes are More Dangerous Than Sharks

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Source: www.businessinsider.com.au

An article on BusinessInsider.com got me thinking about what a risk snakes can pose on construction sites, particularly remote sites where new buildings come up in the place of thick vegetation.

The writer highlighted a very interest fact, while most people are afraid of sharks, they only kill about 10 people a year whereas snakes kill 50,000 people a year on average. And this figure is probably much higher because people that get snake bites in remote areas sometimes don’t report it.

Employers need to be aware of the risk of these pests on construction sites.

Good housekeeping also plays an important role and any rubbish lying around the site should by thrown into the garbage including empty containers, debris and waste materials.

Find out more at http://www.businessinsider.com.au/snakes-are-5000-times-more-dangerous-than-sharks-2015-8/

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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