NT WorkSafe has issued an important Safety Alert reminding businesses and workers of the risks associated with lightning strikes.
NT WorkSafe has commenced enquiries after receiving notification on Tuesday 23 November that a worker being injured from a lightning strike incident.
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The purpose of this Safety Alert is to remind businesses and workers of the inherent dangers of lightning strike in the Top End, and the need to manage the risk of serious injury or death to outdoor workers.
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