Theo Venter was an electrical lines man and has worked in the high voltage business for over 23 years.
After leaving his home country South Africa, Theo and his family immigrated to Australia where his trade was in high demand.
On his arrival to Australia, Theo commenced work as a contractor working on a major electricity network.
Theo's presentation reflects on the day he was electrocuted by 22,000 volts of electricity whilst working on live powerlines.
Theo talks candidly of his three days in hospital waiting to die and his desparate fight to survive both physically and mentally long after the event.
This story is extremely hard hitting with a very personal and very powerful safety message.
During Theo’s 40 minute talk, a slideshow presentation is projected showing his horrific injuries received, his family and his slow road back to recovery.
Theo and his story have touched the hearts of many Mines, Electrical, Live Line Workers and many other Resource and Business Sectors throughout Australia,New Zealand and Africa.
Theo is available to present his story of ‘Just Another Day’ to Safety conferences, workforce safety workshops,meetings and Corporate events upon email request.