NT WorkSafe has published the 2020-21 key work health and safety statistics for the Northern Territory. The statistics provide information on the workers compensation claims made in the Northern Territory, including information on work related fatalities that occurred in that period currently under investigation.
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.
The amusement ride operator of the Octopus Ride which malfunctioned and crashed in 2019, injuring two passengers, was convicted and given a total financial penalty of $30,000 in the Northern Territory Local Court in Darwin today.
WorkSafe Inspectors will turn their focus to the risk of falls in workplaces this week as part of their proactive engagement with industry during National Safe Work Month.
A director and two New South Wales based companies involved in operating the now closed Alice in the Territory Resort, were handed a combined penalty of $25,000 yesterday morning in the Northern Territory Local Court in Alice Springs over a 2019 serious electrical shock incident.
October is National Safe Work Month, an opportunity for Territory businesses and workers to focus on improving safety in the workplace.
NT WorkSafe has issued its first Incident Information Release after three serious crush injuries involving machinery occurred over the last month.
NT WorkSafe has charged a mine operator OM (Manganese) Ltd, as well as the mine’s Chief Operating Officer, Mr Trevor Cook, with a total of 38 charges over the 2019 workplace death of a 59-year-old Mine Superintendent at Bootu Creek Mine.
Cattle mustering contractor, 25-year-old Arron Peter Kerr (trading as Kerr Contracting & Co) has been convicted and handed a penalty of $20,000, after pleading guilty to two charges of reckless conduct over the serious injury of a young worker at Montejinni Station, 320km south west of Katherine.