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Statement - Workplace incident at Palmerston Police Station construction site

Body: ​NT WorkSafe has commenced an investigation into the workplace incident that occurred yesterday at the Palmerston Police Station (20 February 2019). A 31 year old electrician received serious crush injuries after he was pinned by an electrical switch board weighing approximately 1.5 tonnes. ... Read More

Nominations invited for the Work Health and Safety Advisory Council

Body: ​The Attorney-General and Minister for Justice invites nominations for a current vacancy on the Work Health and Safety Advisory Council. Nominations are sought from individuals with the Northern Territory who: have experience in one or more of the industry sectors in the Northern Territory; a... Read More

Ryan’s legacy to improve safety culture in commercial fishing industry

Body: ​The death of Ryan Donoghue in 2013 on a fishing vessel in the Gulf of Carpentaria has left a lasting legacy in the Australian commercial fishing industry. The SeSAFE program has been developed to raise safety awareness, and deliver training and education to an industry that is recognised as ... Read More

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

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