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Date PostedJanuary 22, 2013

The Fortnightly OH&S News Wrap-Up: Construction Workers – Are You Protected from the Summer Heat?

With heatwaves gripping Australia, we thought it’d be valuable to start 2013 with a message about sun safety. Summer is the worst time of year for outdoor workers, as it exposes them to the harmful UV rays of the sun.

Thankfully the Cancer Council of Australia has just released their new SunSmart app to help workers engaged in outdoor work to remain safe while working in the sun.

Read the full article here: Cancer Council Releases SunSmart App for Hot Months Ahead

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.

The State of OHS in Australia

Another Worker Dies from a Fall

Importance of Emergency Reponse Procedures on Site

Lifelong Consequences of Asbestos for Construction Workers

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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