Media Releases

Skipper pleads guilty over deckhand’s death

A skipper for a Darwin shipping company has been convicted and fined $20,000 in the Darwin Local Court after the death of 37 year old deckhand Daniel Bradshaw.

Transport company fined for loading dock death

A Victorian based transport and warehouse company has been fined $154,000 today in the Darwin Local Court over the death of a 47 year old Maningrida man in 2016.

Two companies charged after worker suffers serious injuries falling 3 metres

NT WorkSafe has charged two construction companies after a worker was seriously injured falling from the roof of a primary school in Darwin’s northern suburbs.

Statement - Workplace incident at Tennant Creek Fire Station

NT WorkSafe has been notified that 34 year old male worker has been electrocuted performing roofing work at the Tennant Creek Fire Station.

Statement - Workplace incident at Palmerston Police Station construction site


NT WorkSafe has commenced an investigation into the workplace incident that occurred yesterday at the Palmerston Police Station (20 February 2019).

Shipping company pleads guilty over deckhand’s death

A Darwin shipping company has been convicted and fined $190,000 in the Darwin Local Court after the death of the 37 year old deckhand Daniel Bradshaw.

$200k committed to safety after illegal asbestos removal

​A Darwin based manufacturing and building company has committed to spend more than $200,000 to improve asbestos awareness and safety in the Northern Territory after being charged with illegal asbestos removal.

Statement - Crocodile attack East Arnhem

​NT WorkSafe has been notified that a female Aboriginal Ranger has been taken by a crocodile approximately 206km south west of Yirrkala.

Take a moment for safety this October

​NT WorkSafe is encouraging all Territorians to take a moment to focus on safety during October for National Safe Work Month.

RSPCA to benefit from WHS sanction

The Darwin branch of the RSPCA will be one of the beneficiaries of a work health and safety (WHS) sanction, after NT WorkSafe accepted a proposed enforceable undertaking from a Darwin tiling company.