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Safety alert issued after lightning strike fatality of seasonal worker

NT WorkSafe has issued an important Safety Alert reminding businesses and workers of the risks associated with lightning strikes.

Media Statement - Lightning Strike Incident

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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Risk of lightning strikes to outdoor workers

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.

Asbestos in Imported Paddlewheel Aerators for Aquaculture

The Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency has issued a safety alert after the presence of asbestos was detected in gaskets that are components of paddlewheel aerators, manufactured in China and India.

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