News & Events

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 Lead and Diving.

Sanctions accepted over Tiger Brennan Drive fatality

NT WorkSafe has accepted an enforceable undertaking from Queensland based construction company BMD Constructions Pty Ltd over the 2016 death Mr Peter Bonnell.

Woolworths commits $1.8 million to prevent further pedestrian incidents

NT WorkSafe has accepted the enforceable undertaking proposed by Woolworths Ltd after the 2016 death of a Maningrida man, who was run over by a prime mover in the Hibiscus Shopping Centre loading dock.

Government response to best practice review of workplace health and safety in the NT

On 5 May 2018, the Northern Territory Government announced a best practice review into workplace health and safety in the NT.

Company and director fined for obstructing WorkSafe investigation

Queensland based labour hire company Tropickist Pty Ltd and company director David O’Brien were both convicted and fined a total of $13,000 in the Darwin Local Court on 3 July 2019, after pleading guilty to breaching Section 155 (5) of the Work Health and Safety (National Uniform Legislation) Act 2011.

Alice Springs fuel company charged over truck driver’s death

NT WorkSafe has charged Indervon Pty Ltd (Indervon), an Alice Springs fuel distribution company over the death of a 51-year-old fuel truck driver in 2017.

WRCAC Communique June 2019

The Workers' Rehabilitation and Compensation Advisory Council met on 6 June 2019. The Council gave approval for the following communique of the minutes to be published on the NT WorkSafe website.

Enforceable undertakings accepted for 2017 Red CentreNATS incident

NT WorkSafe has accepted two enforceable undertakings for the 2017 incident where 14 spectators received serious burn injuries during a burnout competition at the Red CentreNATS.

NT WorkSafe highlights the risk of silica dust

NT WorkSafe will visit 34 businesses in Darwin, Palmerston, Alice Springs, Katherine and Tennant Creek over the next three months to highlight the risk of silica exposure to their workers.

Statement - Crane roll over

NT WorkSafe has commenced an investigation into a crane rollover at the Rapid Creek flood mitigation construction site.