News & Events

Statement on Katherine Fatality

NT WorkSafe has commenced an investigation after receiving notification that a 37-year-old male worker has died after falling from the tracks of an excavator.

Expanded on-the-spot fines for work health and safety offences

Twenty one new infringeable offences have been added to the Territory’s work health and safety laws, giving WorkSafe Inspectors wider scope to issue on-the-spot fines to businesses and workers found breaking the law.

Misleading “white card courses” offered online

NT WorkSafe is aware of misleading websites advertising heavily discounted online ‘white card courses’.

Workplace exposure standards halved for respirable crystalline silica

The new national workplace exposure standard for respirable crystalline silica takes effect in the Northern Territory on 1 July 2020.

Safety alert issued over using chains for towing

NT WorkSafe has issued a safety alert to highlight the risk of serious injury or death when using chains in towing or recovery operations.

New Safety Alert subscription service

A subscription service to NT WorkSafe Safety Alerts is now available.

COVID-19 guidance for lifts

It is no longer a requirement under the directions of the Northern Territory Chief Health Officer to have 4 square metres of space per person in an indoor environment.

Resources available to improve workplace road safety

Free online resources are available to help you improve workplace road safety.

Alice Springs fuel company fined for employee’s death

Indervon Pty Ltd (Indervon) pleaded guilty in the Alice Springs Local Court on Wednesday 29 April for failing to provide adequate training, instruction and supervision, which lead to the death of one of its drivers.

Advice on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Northern Territory Government has setup a centralised website for information on the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19).