Are you GHS ready?
From 1 January 2017, the Globally Harmonised System (GHS) of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals will come into full effect.
To ensure there is no disruption to business with the commencement of the GHS, three exemptions have been put in place for the Northern Territory.
Call for nominations - Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Advisory Council
Nominations are being sought for the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Advisory Council. Individuals with experience in the insurance industry, the rehabilitation of injured workers or experience across major industry sectors are encouraged to nominate. Nominations close on 23 December 2016.
Improving safety outcomes in remote Arnhem Land
NT WorkSafe has been working with traditional owners and businesses to improve work health and safety in East Arnhem Land. Watch some of the feedback from the organisations and workers involved.
Safety in the croc industry
A Northern Territory film on safety in the crocodile industry will feature in a series of online safety seminars which has run as part of national Safe Work Month. The film shows the innovative techniques used to reduce the risk from the hazards unique to this industry.
Safety on outback stations
This snapshot of the Northern Territory’s cattle industry features discussion from two station managers about work health and safety improvements that they have implemented, to raise the profile of work health and safety on their cattle stations.