News & Events

Understanding Industrial Manslaughter - Alice Springs Information Session

A public information session on the topic of Industrial Manslaughter has been scheduled for Wednesday 1 June 2022 in Alice Springs. This information session is design to help businesses understand the industrial manslaughter laws that commenced in the Territory on 1 February 2020.

Centralians urged to get gas heaters checked before winter

As the central region gears up for winter, NT WorkSafe reminds residents to ensure that their gas heating appliances are working properly to keep them warm and safe.

Wheelchair users seriously injured in two separate vehicle incidents

NT WorkSafe has been notified of a number of vehicle incidents involving National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) service providers and participants in recent months.

Call for nominations - Councils and Committees

Nominations are open for interested persons to join the Work Health and Safety Advisory Council and the Scheme Monitoring Committee.

Consultation open for new asbestos guides

The Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency is consulting on the new Guidelines for communicating about asbestos risk which have been developed by the Agency in consultation with a broad range of stakeholders.

Industrial manslaughter charge for Darwin Construction Company

The Northern Territory’s Work Health and Safety Regulator has commenced a prosecution against Kalidonis NT Pty Ltd for Industrial Manslaughter in relation to a death of a worker at Maningrida on 20 March 2020.  It is alleged the worker sustained fatal injuries while engaged at work for the company.

Electrical Safety Bill 2021 - Online Information Sessions

These online sessions will provide information on proposed changes to the Northern Territory’s electrical safety laws.

Two workers injured due to inadequate or no use of fall prevention

Two Territory workers have been injured within the last three months due to inadequate or not using fall prevention while working at heights.

Safety alert issued after lithium-ion battery explodes

NT WorkSafe has issued a Safety Alert after being notified that a vehicle had been damaged from a lithium-ion battery explosion.

Important information - Migration of monitored fire alarms and lift phones

With the National Broadband Network (NBN) rollout now complete and the approaching completion of mass disconnection from the legacy copper network, a Disconnection Date of 18 March 2022 has now been set for remaining fire and lift services connected to the legacy copper network.