Company and director charged over death of worker

Reported by Stephen | 06 Jun, 2018

NT WorkSafe has laid charges against a Queensland based labour contracting hire company and one of its directors in relation to the death of a Fijian national who had travelled to Australia on a working visa.


Darwin-based building company charged for illegal asbestos removal work

Reported by Haydee | 04 Oct, 2017

It is alleged that the company was contracted to refurbish three properties and allowed unlicensed workers to remove asbestos from two of the properties in October and November 2015. The workers were allegedly given no training or appropriate safety equipment, despite knowing the properties contained asbestos.


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.