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Katherine tyre business fined $142,000 after death of a child

​A Katherine tyre business has been convicted today in the Katherine local court and fined a total $142,000 after a two year old boy was killed at their workplace.

Cattle station owner charged over worker’s death

​NT WorkSafe has charged a Sydney based agricultural company as the result of the death of one of its employees in the Barkly Region in 2016.

Review of the model WHS laws

​Public consultation to explore how the model work health and safety (WHS) laws are working in practice is now open.

Call for nominations - Workers Compensation and Rehabilitation Advisory Council

​The Attorney-General and Minister for Justice invites nominations for a current vacancy on the Workers Compensation and Rehabilitation Advisory Council.

Call for nominations - Scheme Monitoring Committee

Nominations are being sought for the Northern Territory Scheme Monitoring Committee.

Call for nominations - Work Health and Safety Advisory Council

Nominations are now open for the Work Health and Safety Advisory Council.

NT WorkSafe agrees on mining company sanction, charges withdrawn

​NT WorkSafe has accepted an enforceable undertaking by Downer EDI Mining Pty Ltd over a 2015 incident in which two workers loss consciousness after allegedly being exposed to a toxic environment.

Charges laid over residential construction fall

​Two Darwin companies and their respective directors have been charged by NT WorkSafe after a young worker was seriously injured falling at a residential construction site.

Charges laid over deckhand’s death

​NT WorkSafe has charged Darwin shipping company Conlon Murphy Pty Ltd, trading as Barge Express and one of its workers with breaching the Work Health and Safety (National Uniform Legislation) Act 2011 after the death of a deckhand.

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