Fatalities decrease but vehicle collisions still the major cause of worker deaths
Safe Work Australia has launched the National Return to Work Strategy 2020-2030.
Warmer than average temperatures are forecasted for the next 3 months in the Northern Territory. The Bureau of Meteorology says there is also an increased risk of heatwaves.
The Economic Policy Scrutiny Committee is seeking comments and feedback on the Work Health and Safety (National Uniform Legislation) Amendment Bill 2019 which will introduce the new offence of industrial manslaughter.
Amendments have been made to the Work Health and Safety (National Uniform Legislation) Regulations 2011, more specifically the regulations dealing with Lead and Diving.
The Attorney-General and Minister for Justice invites nominations for a current vacancy on the Work Health and Safety Advisory Council.
On 5 May 2018, the Northern Territory Government announced a best practice review into workplace health and safety in the NT.
The death of Ryan Donoghue in 2013 on a fishing vessel in the Gulf of Carpentaria has left a lasting legacy in the Australian commercial fishing industry.