The parents of Sydney apprentice Christopher Cassaniti who died after a scaffolding collapse have agreed to speak for the first time since the tragedy.

Christopher’s parents Robert and Patrizia have told Channel 7’s The Latest that they want to help prevent a similar tragic accident from ever happening again.

Cassaniti died after 15 metres of scaffolding collapsed on him at a construction site in Macquarie Park in April.

He had celebrated his 18th birthday only days earlier.

On Monday night, a church service was held in Sydney’s west in Christopher’s honor.

Speaking to The Latest after the service, Robert and Patrizia, said they want new laws put in place to protect workers.

“We’d like to call it Christopher’s Law,” they said.

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“Everyone has the right to return home from work, we need to change the culture of the industry.”

“Not only that industry but all industries.”

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