If workplace health and safety laws are broken or there is an immediate risk to health and safety, Workplace Heath and Safety Inspectors will take action to enforce the law using:
Inspectors will reach their decision after making enquiries, as appropriate, with the people responsible for providing a safe workplace, the Health and Safety Representatives, and other relevant parties. Their decisions also take into account:
An inspector may recommend a comprehensive investigation by NT WorkSafe to determine whether the contravention of the laws warrants prosecution or other punitive action, even if notices have already been issued.
NT WorkSafe has adopted the National Compliance and Enforcement Policy.
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