How to make your workplace safer

The following services and resources can help you make your workplace safer.

Understand your responsibility

Everyone has a role to play in creating a safe workplace.

It is easier to create a safe workplace, when everyone involved in the work understands their responsibilities, communicates with each other to identify hazards and risks, and works together to find solutions.

Advisory Help line

NT WorkSafe provide an advisory service to help answer your work health and safety enquiries. The advisory service can help with reporting an incident, take a work health and safety complaint and provide information on the laws, and any license requirements.

You can contact the Advisory service on 1800 019 115 or email

Small Business Safety Program

The Small Business Safety Program assists small businesses to understand and comply with their work health and safety obligations. Safety advisors help small businesses improve their capacity and capability to manage their own health and safety systems.

Safety Alerts

Safety Alerts contain information about a recent workplace incident, including what possibly caused the incident and what you need to do to prevent that incident from happening in your workplace.

Codes of Practice

Codes of Practice provide practical guidance to help businesses and workers meet their regulatory requirements under the Work Health and Safety laws. Courts can accept Codes of Practice as evidence of what is known about a hazard or risk and how it can be managed.

Other resources

A range of free resources is available to provide information to help you create a safer workplace.