The following is a story of a young man taken to early from his family due to a workplace incident in Clermont in 2012
Jason’s story, takes a confronting, very honest look into the heartache of losing a son and a mate to a preventable workplace incident. Jason Garrels was just 20 years old when he died at a construction site in Clermont in 2012. He had only been working there for nine days.
Jason’s family and friends have shared their experiences to raise awareness about the importance of workplace safety and the need for effective communication between sub-contractors on construction sites, and appropriate supervision and supportive mentoring of young workers.