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Date PostedNovember 18, 2018

Worker’s Fall Injury Results in Fines for 2 Companies

The consequences of failing to comply with health and safety regulations has come to the forefront following a case involving 2 businesses in Sydney.

The companies were fined more than $200,000 combined after a worker fell 2 stories on a construction site in Sydney.

The lack of proper safety guards led to the worker falling 2 stories and suffering horrific injuries, including multiple broken ribs and a fractured leg and ankle.

He underwent surgery and had to spend 2 weeks in hospital recovering.

Authorities said this type of incident is totally avoidable and therefore unacceptable.

Read more at: http://content.safetyculture.com.au/news/index.php/10/two-companies-fined-worker-fall/#.W9RiPfYlE1l

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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