On 5 May 2018, the Northern Territory Government announced a best practice review into workplace health and safety in the NT.
The Fair Work Commission has approved the amalgamation of three unions.
Public consultation to explore how the model work health and safety (WHS) laws are working in practice is now open.
Gallagher Bassett (GB) has recently been appointed for the provision of NTPS workers’ compensation claims management.
The NT WorkSafe Darwin office is relocating to Building 3, Darwin Corporate Park on Tuesday 2 May. The new office is located at 631 Stuart Highway, in Berrimah and is centrally located for the greater Darwin area.
In 2017, there will be changes to the way hazardous chemicals used in workplaces are labelled. The Globally Harmonised System (GHS) of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals, which was adopted in Australia in 2012, will come into full effect in the Northern Territory and other Australian states from 1 January 2017.
A safety recall has been issued for Smeg built-in barbeque models BIBQ1205AF and BIBQ1205AH purchased after 26 July 2013.
On 4 April 2016, the trigger point value of a construction project will increase to $500,000.
The new NT WorkSafe website is now live.
Safe Work Australia is holding a public consultation process about exposure standards for hazardous chemicals used in workplaces.