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NT WorkSafe

Shipping company pleads guilty over deckhand’s death

Body: ​A Darwin shipping company has been convicted and fined $190,000 in the Darwin Local Court after the death of the 37 year old deckhand Daniel Bradshaw. Conlon Murphy Pty Ltd, trading as Barge Express, pleaded guilty on Thursday 13 December 2018 to one breach of Section 32 of the Work Health a... Read More

Wiring rules and non-compliances

Body: ​2019 marks a milestone year for the electrical industry in Australia and New Zealand with the implementation of a new set of ASNZS3000 wiring rules. The new rules have taken some 11 years to manage and develop, and have resulted in some significant changes. Implementation of the ASNZS3000 r... Read More

Working Safely in the Heat

Body: ​Heatwave conditions are forecasted to continue in the NT for the next few days so businesses and workers are reminded to take precautions to guard against heat related illnesses. Heat related illnesses range from heat rashes, heat cramps and dehydration to heat exhaustion and heat stroke whi... Read More

Don’t risk your home or the safety of your family, always use a licensed electrician

Body: ​If you need an electrician and you’re tempted by those Facebook posts advertising cheap electrical work, stop and ask yourself, is saving a few bucks worth risking your home or life if the person isn’t licensed? Electricity is dangerous and by law, all electrical work must be completed to Au... Read More

Call for nominations - Workers Compensation and Rehabilitation Advisory Council

Body: ​The Attorney-General and Minister for Justice invites nominations for the Workers Compensation and Rehabilitation Advisory Council. Nominations are sought from interested persons within the Northern Territory who: have expertise in the rehabilitation of injured workers or the insurance indus... Read More

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