James Wood • Yarra Glen

Losing the use of his legs in a work accident at the age of 21 didn’t stop James from learning from and building on the experience.

He has devoted his career to preventing workplace accidents by starting a business, CNBSafe, with his wife Vanessa.

CNBSafe organises and gives talks on workplace safety around Australia from their home office in Yarra Glen, Victoria. After following the advice of a mentor on the Small Business Bus, they’ve taken on a staff member and the business has grown.

Here’s their amazing story.


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