News & Events

Workplace safety in focus during National Safe Work Month

Territory businesses and workers are encouraged to make workplace safety their focus in October during National Safe Work Month.

Fatigue Challenge a hit among students at the CSC Futures Expo

Students from the Casuarina Senior College flocked to NT WorkSafe’s booth during their recently held Futures Festival to take part in fun-filled learning activities that aimed to educate them about their work health and safety rights and responsibilities, and fatigue.

Safety alert issued after worker seriously injured using make shift forklift workbox

NT WorkSafe has issued a safety alert after a worker was seriously injured falling over 3.6 metres from a forklift.

WHSAC Communique April 2022

The Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Advisory Council (the Council) met on
Thursday, 21 April 2022.

The following items were discussed.

2022 Territory Day fireworks campaign

NT WorkSafe has completed its 2022 fireworks campaign aimed at ensuring industry compliance and community safety during Territory Day celebrations.

Commercial establishments urged to check septic tank lids are safe and secure

NT WorkSafe is urging all workplaces across the Territory to urgently check that the septic tank lids on their property are safe and secured. In the last eight months, two children have fallen into septic tanks at separate commercial establishments in the Northern Territory.

NT WorkSafe charges local council over near drowning incident of worker

NT WorkSafe has charged the City of Palmerston with nine breaches of the Northern Territory’s Work Health and Safety Laws after a near drowning incident of one it its workers.

Unauthorised workers modifying scaffolding can cause safety risks

NT WorkSafe is issuing a warning to workers in the construction industry, not to modify scaffolding if they are not authorised to do so.

Automatic Mutual Recognition of some WorkSafe licences commences

Some NT WorkSafe regulated licences are now covered by the Automatic Mutual Recognition (AMR) scheme in the Northern Territory.

WRCAC Communique November 2021

The Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Advisory Council (the Council) met on  Thursday, 4 November 2021.