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February 25
Statement - Workplace incident at Tennant Creek Fire Station
  • ​NT WorkSafe has been notified that 34 year old male worker has been electrocuted performing roofing work at the Tennant Creek Fire Station.

  • The incident was reported to have occurred at approximately 8.00am this morning.

  • WorkSafe Inspectors, including an Electrical Safety Inspector, have left Alice Springs and are currently travelling to Tennant Creek to commence an investigation.

  • The circumstances leading up to the incident are currently unknown and no further information can be provided.

  • NT WorkSafe has been advised that despite the efforts of first responders and the emergency department at the Tennant Creek Hospital, the worker could not be revived.

 

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