Workers have rights and responsibilities regarding workplace health and safety. These rights and responsibilities are outlined under Northern Territory legislation.
Workers have a right to be consulted in the workplace when decisions are made regarding their health and safety. Workers also have a right to be represented for their views on any health and safety issues in the workplace.
Worker can be represented by:
Workers also have a responsibility to consult with their employers. These responsibilities include:
Workers also have the following duty of care:
A worker must not:
Workplace accidents and injuries can be avoided if appropriate care is taken by both the worker and the employers. Workers have a responsibility to take reasonable care of their own health and safety.
The following are some tips to help workers stay safe at work:
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