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.
NT WorkSafe has charged Dexter Barnes Electrical, and its Director over failures in the workplace which resulted in the death of a fourth year apprentice.
NT WorkSafe has charged Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd and Whittens Group Pty Ltd, after a worker was killed in a workplace incident at the Inpex Onshore LNG Facility.
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.
Territory businesses and workers are encouraged to focus on and raise awareness of work health and safety during National Safe Work Month in October.