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Date PostedNovember 26, 2012

The Fortnightly OH&S News Wrap-Up: Are You Prepared to Work in the Summer Heat?

Construction workers engage in extremely strenuous work, most often outdoors which can be a problem, especially during the summer months. As an outdoor worker, you’re at risk of developing skin cancer and Australia in particular has recorded the highest number of skin cancer sufferers in the world. It is therefore extremely important to safeguard yourself if you’re working outdoors in the sun.

Read the full article here: Adjusting to Work in Extreme Heat

To help you stay up to date with what is happening in the industry, we’ve compiled some of the latest OHS news, which you may have missed.

ACT Worksites See Decline in Safety

Dangers of Solitary Work

Safe Lifting with Soft Slings

Construction Safety Update: Welding

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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