News & Events
The Workers' Rehabilitation and Compensation Advisory Council met on 5 December 2019, the Council gave approval for the following communique of the minutes to be published on the NT WorkSafe website.
NT WorkSafe has charged Dexter Barnes Electrical, and its Director over failures in the workplace which resulted in the death of a fourth year apprentice.
NT WorkSafe has charged Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd and Whittens Group Pty Ltd, after a worker was killed in a workplace incident at the Inpex Onshore LNG Facility.
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.