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 has charged NT Christian Schools, Ltd., operators of the Gawa Christian School for breaching Section 32 of the Work Health and Safety Act (National Uniform Legislation) Act.
Round 1 of the NT WorkSafe Big Rivers Football League kicks off on Friday 5 May at Nitmiluk Oval in Katherine.
A new NT WorkSafe Program is ensuring that Territorians are getting quality and safe rooftop solar installations.
NT WorkSafe has recently established a pilot Small Business Safety Advisors (SBSAs) Program to provide one-to-one assistance for small to medium enterprises in improving their work health and safety standards.
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.
NT WorkSafe has accepted an enforceable undertaking from a construction company which allegedly exposed its workers to asbestos.
The enforceable undertaking was accepted and WorkSafe is confident it will offer significant and ongoing commitments to improve work health and safety outcomes and compliance beyond what is required by the law.
A worker died on Wednesday after falling from a communications tower in Adelaide River, Northern Territory.
NT WorkSafe has recently issued a safety alert on unauthorised access to work areas to highlight the dangers of allowing unauthorised persons in working areas.
The Work Health and Safety Advisory Council include no more than ten members appointed by The Minister for Business and a member constituting the Work Health Authority.
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.
Businesses and workers in the Northern Territory are encouraged to have their say on proposed changes to work health and safety legislation.
A safety alert on the use of older models of Polycom Conference phone has recently been released after a small fire happened in the Darwin Plaza on Friday 3 July.
NT WorkSafe has recently issued a safety alert to warn on the potential risks for home DIY electrical repairs.
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 …
NT WorkSafe is reminding businesses and workers to take precautions against heat illnesses as the Top End experiences very hot weather conditions.
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.
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 …
NT WorkSafe is investigating concerns that “Power and Water” is not appropriately training the workers that will oversee the operations at the new gas chlorination water treatment plants. These plants also use fluoride and are located in remote areas at Wadeye, Maningrida, Nguiu on Bathurst Island, and Angurugu on Groote Eylandt. A complaint was submitted …
NT WorkSafe recently released a safety alert on electric shock hazards associated with excessive sweating whilst using mains powered tools. The alert aims to highlight the risks of electric shock to workers sweating excessively whilst using mains powered tools. “During the build-up temperatures easily reach or exceed 35°C and the humidity levels can rise as …