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Fatalities decrease but vehicle collisions still the major cause of worker deaths
NT WorkSafe has charged the Northern Territory’s largest bus operator Buslink NT Pty Ltd, after one of its bus drivers was pinned and killed in a bus rollaway incident.
Safe Work Australia has launched the National Return to Work Strategy 2020-2030.
Warmer than average temperatures are forecasted for the next 3 months in the Northern Territory. The Bureau of Meteorology says there is also an increased risk of heatwaves.
Territory businesses and workers are encouraged to focus on and raise awareness of work health and safety during National Safe Work Month in October.
The Economic Policy Scrutiny Committee is seeking comments and feedback on the Work Health and Safety (National Uniform Legislation) Amendment Bill 2019 which will introduce the new offence of industrial manslaughter.
The Workers' Rehabilitation and Compensation Advisory Council met on 5 September 2019. The Council gave approval for the following communique of the minutes to be published on the NT WorkSafe website.
The Darwin Local Court has convicted and fined two construction companies over a 2017 incident, which resulted in a 31 year old worker falling 3-metres onto a concrete floor.
Amendments have been made to the Work Health and Safety (National Uniform Legislation) Regulations 2011, more specifically the regulations dealing with Lead and Diving.
The Attorney-General and Minister for Justice invites nominations for a current vacancy on the Work Health and Safety Advisory Council.