Crane hire and rigging company convicted for work safety breach

Reported by Haydee | 16 May, 2017

A crane hire and rigging company has been convicted and fined $11,800 after pleading guilty to two breaches of Section 32 of the Work Health and Safety (National Uniform Legislation) Act for failing to comply with a health and safety duty.


NT WorkSafe accepts enforceable undertaking from freight company

Reported by Haydee | 28 Apr, 2016

NT WorkSafe has accepted an enforceable undertaking from a supply chain provider which allegedly failed to comply with its work health and safety duties when a man suffered serious injuries after being struck by falling freight while a truck was being unloaded at the Gunbalanya service station.

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Worker falls from tower to his death

Reported by Haydee | 05 Feb, 2016

A worker died on Wednesday after falling from a communications tower in Adelaide River, Northern Territory.


Safety highlighted in croc industry film

Reported by Haydee | 29 Oct, 2015

A film commissioned by NT WorkSafe focusing on safety in the crocodile industry will close the month long Virtual Seminar Series as part of the Safe Work Month celebration.


NT WorkSafe warns against using uncertified gas cookers

Reported by Haydee | 07 Apr, 2015

NT WorkSafe has recently released a safety warning on the health and safety risks of portable butane gas cookers which are not compliant with Australian Standards. According to NT WorkSafe, testing on several portable butane gas cookers has been conducted after a number of fire and explosions incidents during use has been reported. “The testing …


Work Health and Safety Handbook for NT Seafood Industry

Reported by Haydee | 25 Mar, 2015

NT WorkSafe in collaboration with the Northern Territory Seafood Council produced a new guide to assist the industry in understanding and managing their work health and safety requirements.

Plumbing company fined for safety breach

Reported by Haydee | 02 Nov, 2013

A plumbing company in Darwin was convicted and fined $5000 for storing acetylene cylinders in an enclosed van, even after being given a formal warning by NT WorkSafe. The company was fined in Darwin’s Court of Summary Jurisdiction under the Work Health and Safety (National Uniform Legislation) Act after pleading guilty to the charge of …