News & Events

Important fireworks information for Territory Day

NT WorkSafe urges residents and visitors celebrating with fireworks on Territory Day to do so safely and responsibly.

Workers reminded to not let WorkSafe issued licences expire

NT WorkSafe reminds workers that it is their responsibility to keep their WorkSafe issued licenses current and to not let them expire.

Resignation of the Northern Territory Work Health Authority

The Northern Territory’s Work Health Authority, Mr Bill Esteves has resigned to take up the role of Chief Executive Officer with a Queensland Government owned commercial statutory authority.

Multiple machine operators across the Territory taking down power lines

NT WorkSafe has received a spate of notifications this year involving machine (plant) operators making contact and in the majority of cases bringing down overhead power lines.

2022 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 general construction induction training cards or ‘white cards’.

WHSAC Communique December 2021

The Work Health and Safety Advisory Council met on 2 December 2021.

The following items were discussed:

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.