News & Events
NT WorkSafe has accepted an enforceable undertaking from Mr Michael Hewitt of Hewitt Cattle Australia Pty Ltd over a 2018 helicopter accident in Central Australia, which resulted in the fatality of one worker and serious injuries to another.
Several amendments to the legislation governing the Territory’s transport of dangerous goods by road and rail have been introduced.
An electrical safety campaign has commenced, urging all electrical workers and apprentices to put safety first by disconnecting the power before they start work.
NT WorkSafe has issued a Safety Alert is to remind restaurants, food vendors and domestic gas appliance users of the importance of only using certified gas appliances and following all safety instructions included with the gas appliance or associated gas cartridges.
The Work Health and Safety Advisory Council met on Monday, 9 May 2022.
The following items were discussed:
NT WorkSafe has issued a Safety Alert to highlight the risk of serious crush injuries when unloading heavy machinery from tilt tray trucks when available safety equipment isn’t used.
NT WorkSafe has published the 2021-22 key work health and safety statistics snapshot for the Northern Territory as part of the National Safe Work Month.
Territory businesses and workers are encouraged to make workplace safety their focus in October during National Safe Work Month.
Students from the Casuarina Senior College flocked to NT WorkSafe’s booth during their recently held Futures Festival to take part in fun-filled learning activities that aimed to educate them about their work health and safety rights and responsibilities, and fatigue.
NT WorkSafe has issued a safety alert after a worker was seriously injured falling over 3.6 metres from a forklift.