Who are you staying safe for today? That's the sign employees see as they enter the Whyalla Steelworks. No such sign met employees at Kandos Quarry early last century.
As far as a I can tell, the first cement industry worker to be killed at Kandos was Henry Clement Abbott on Thursday 11 February 1919 (though in the interest of accurate history I would be pleased to be corrected). Clem Abbott's accident was shocking, both literally and emotionally. His death occurred at 11.30am at… Continue reading The First Industrial Accident at Kandos