News & Events

Best practice review of workplace health and safety in the NT

​On 5 May 2018, the Northern Territory Government announced a best practice review into workplace health and safety in the NT.

Amendments to AS/NZS5033:2014 Installation and safety requirements for photovoltaic (PV) arrays

This is a technical update for solar installers​.

New Australian Standards requirements for solar DC isolators

This is a technical update for electrical contractors.

Sanctions accepted over fishing vessel fatality

NT WorkSafe has accepted an enforceable undertaking from an Australian fishing company Austral Fisheries Pty Ltd and will withdraw charges against the company related to death of a deckhand in 2013.

Unauthorised version of The Wiring Rules is not safe

​Standards Australia has become aware of a document circulating on social media purporting to be the new edition of AS/NZS 3000:2018, Electrical Installations (known as the Wiring Rules).

Labour hire company charged over death of worker

​NT WorkSafe has charged Tropickist Pty Ltd, a Queensland based labour contracting hire company and one of its Directors David O’Brien.

Sanctions accepted over residential construction fall

A Darwin construction company and its director will have charges withdrawn after NT WorkSafe accepted their proposed enforceable undertaking.

Entry permit validity after amalgamation of three unions

The Fair Work Commission has approved the amalgamation of three unions.

Charges laid over Darwin musician’s death

​NT WorkSafe has charged the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics (DIPL) and Queensland based construction company BMD Constructions Pty Ltd over the death of a Darwin musician.

Statement: Darwin - Help a mate FaceBook group

The social media comments about NT WorkSafe stopping good Samaritans helping chainsaw trees are incorrect.