The owners of Ambalindum Station in Central Australia have been convicted and fined $30,000 over a 2018 incident in which two workers were seriously injured after a man cage they were in detached and fell from a telehandler as they were being lifted.
The Alice Springs Local Court has convicted and fined a worker $4,000 for hindering a NT WorkSafe investigation into a serious incident at Ambalindum Station in Central Australia.
NT WorkSafe has commenced an investigation after receiving notification that a 37-year-old male worker has died after falling from the tracks of an excavator.
Twenty one new infringeable offences have been added to the Territory’s work health and safety laws, giving WorkSafe Inspectors wider scope to issue on-the-spot fines to businesses and workers found breaking the law.
The new national workplace exposure standard for respirable crystalline silica takes effect in the Northern Territory on 1 July 2020.
NT WorkSafe has issued a safety alert to highlight the risk of serious injury or death when using chains in towing or recovery operations.
Indervon Pty Ltd (Indervon) pleaded guilty in the Alice Springs Local Court on Wednesday 29 April for failing to provide adequate training, instruction and supervision, which lead to the death of one of its drivers.
NT WorkSafe has relaunched its Homecomings campaign to continue raising awareness in the community around workplace safety.
NT WorkSafe has charged Queensland based company Hewitt Cattle Australia Pty Ltd with one breach of section 32 of the Work Health and Safety (National Uniform Legislation) Act 2011.
NT WorkSafe has accepted a $1.3 million enforceable undertaking from the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics (DIPL) as part of legal action stemming from a fatal road accident in Darwin in 2016.