News & Events

Bus operator faces multiple charges over 2017 death

NT WorkSafe has charged the Northern Territory’s largest bus operator Buslink NT Pty Ltd, after one of its bus drivers was pinned and killed in a bus rollaway incident.

National Return to Work Strategy 2020-2030

Safe Work Australia has launched the National Return to Work Strategy 2020-2030.

Asbestos Disease Support Society morning tea

Join the Asbestos Disease Support Society for morning tea on Wednesday 9 October.

Are you ready for the heat?

Warmer than average temperatures are forecasted for the next 3 months in the Northern Territory. The Bureau of Meteorology says there is also an increased risk of heatwaves.

October is National Safe Work Month

Territory businesses and workers are encouraged to focus on and raise awareness of work health and safety during National Safe Work Month in October.

Feedback sought on amendments to laws to introduce industrial manslaughter

The Economic Policy Scrutiny Committee is seeking comments and feedback on the Work Health and Safety (National Uniform Legislation) Amendment Bill 2019 which will introduce the new offence of industrial manslaughter.

Construction companies plead guilty over 3-metre fall

The Darwin Local Court has convicted and fined two construction companies over a 2017 incident, which resulted in a 31 year old worker falling 3-metres onto a concrete floor.

2019 National Safe Work Month

October is National Safe Work Month, a time for Territory businesses and workers to get involved and raise awareness of work, health and safety in the workplace. Attend one of the organised events or hold your own event and get your workplace involved.

Amendments to the Work Health and Safety Regulations

Amendments have been made to the Work Health and Safety (National Uniform Legislation) Regulations 2011, more specifically the regulations dealing with Lead and Diving.

Nominations sought for a vacancy on the Work Health and Safety Advisory Council

The Attorney-General and Minister for Justice invites nominations for a current vacancy on the Work Health and Safety Advisory Council.