News

Fatigue Challenge a hit among students at the CSC Futures Expo

Students from the Casuarina Senior College flocked to NT WorkSafe’s booth during their recently held Futures Festival to take part in fun-filled learning activities that aimed to educate them about their work health and safety rights and responsibilities, and fatigue.

2022 Territory Day fireworks campaign

NT WorkSafe has completed its 2022 fireworks campaign aimed at ensuring industry compliance and community safety during Territory Day celebrations.

Automatic Mutual Recognition of some WorkSafe licences commences

Some NT WorkSafe regulated licences are now covered by the Automatic Mutual Recognition (AMR) scheme in the Northern Territory.

Public comment – Managing the risks of respirable crystalline silica

Northern Territory businesses, industries, workers and interested parties are invited to express their views on the evidence and impact of the options outlined in the Consultation Regulation Impact Statement to manage the risks of respirable crystalline silica at work.

Important fireworks information for Territory Day

NT WorkSafe urges residents and visitors celebrating with fireworks on Territory Day to do so safely and responsibly.

2022 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 general construction induction training cards or ‘white cards’.

Call for nominations - Councils and Committees

Nominations are open for interested persons to join the Work Health and Safety Advisory Council and the Scheme Monitoring Committee.

Consultation open for new asbestos guides

The Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency is consulting on the new Guidelines for communicating about asbestos risk which have been developed by the Agency in consultation with a broad range of stakeholders.

Important information - Migration of monitored fire alarms and lift phones

With the National Broadband Network (NBN) rollout now complete and the approaching completion of mass disconnection from the legacy copper network, a Disconnection Date of 18 March 2022 has now been set for remaining fire and lift services connected to the legacy copper network.

COVID-19 incident notification requirements

With the increase in community transmission of COVID-19 in the Northern Territory, it is important that Persons Conducting a Business or Undertaking (PCBUs) understand the COVID-19 notification requirements under the Work Health and Safety Laws.