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A safety alert is short guidance material published by NT WorkSafe that highlights an incident or unsafe practice to industry. Safety alerts outlines required action to be taken to prevent the incident from reoccurring or to prevent the unsafe practice.

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April 23
Risk of fire in old power factor correction assemblies

​A Safety Alert has been issued after an electrical fault caused a fire at the Parmalat factory in Woolner. The fire damaged equipment which has led to potential shortages in supplies of Paul’s Ice Coffee until the equipment is repaired.

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Risk of fire in old power factor correction assemblies (pdf 185 kb)

Risk of fire in old power factor correction assemblies (docx 162 kb)

March 28
Using back-up generators with Solar PV installations

​In the aftermath of Cyclone Marcus and the use of generators due to the power outage, NT WorkSafe has issued a Safety Alert to highlight the requirement of having an integrated system with changeover switch to isolate the grid and Solar PV before using a back-up generator to power a house or business.


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Using back-up generators with Solar PV installations (pdf 137 kb)

Using back-up generators with Solar PV installations (docx 165 kb)

March 21
Emergency Plans and Aftermath

​​A Safety Alert has been issued to remind Persons Conducting a Business or Undertaking of their duties to workers and others in the lead up, during and following an emergency situation

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