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Date PostedNovember 13, 2017

Workers Death leads to Charge for Company Director

A firm and its directors face charges for a workplace fatality in Yatala in November 2015, which include a possible 5 year imprisonment or fine of $600,000 and fines of up to $3million for the firm.

It is believed that the victim was using a heat gun close to where a tanker containing water and unleaded petrol was being unloaded when the man became engulfed in flames. He died as a result.

Upon investigation, it was discovered that there was a lack of a hot work permit system, inadequate worker training and insufficient isolation of hot work from flammables.

Read more at http://content.safetyculture.com.au/news/index.php/10/company-director-queensland-charged-workers-death/#.WgiOM4i1u01

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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