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Date PostedApril 16, 2013

The Fortnightly OH&S News Wrap-Up: Construction Industry Rising – Are You Prepared?

A construction industry survey has revealed that the house building industry recorded its best results in almost 3 years. This is good news for workers in the construction industry and for people wanting to enter the industry. However, it is important that prospective construction workers are prepared before entering the construction world. The construction industry can be extremely rewarding, however it is also filled with hazards. This year has not been a good one for safety in the Australian construction industry, so it is important that potential construction workers are prepared.

Read the full article here: Survey Shows Construction Industry Up

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.

National Asbestos Agency Launched

Home Renovation Boom May Increase Asbestos Exposure

Groundbreaking Rise Report Provides A Construction Skills Roadmap For The Next 10 Years

Importance Of Learning Correct Manual Handling Procedures

Reversing A Bad Safety Record

A committment to Workplace Health and Safety is essential to a productive and profitable workplace. The key to any Workplace Health and Safety strategy is implementing continually training for all employees and the dilligent adhereance to compliance requirements.

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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