Workplace training and safety blog

Posted in Safety, Defensive Driving

Driving on NT Roads

Staying SafeLet’s face it, driving in the NT is exciting! It is the freedom of the open roads and the challenging road conditions. But you are not a racing car driver and it isn’t what your work vehicle was made for. Pot holes, corrugations and wandering buffalo don’t make for good racing conditions.…

Posted in Indigenous Training, Safety, Chainsaw

NT Indigenous Training Tips

Russell’s five tips for effective Indigenous TrainingRussell Mead’s New Zealand wit is legendary. You could be forgiven for mistaking him as an entertainer rather than a serious Trainer who has worked for Train Safe NT for 6 years. Russell has a unique training style that works with Indigenous remote…

Posted in Safety

4WD in the Public Service

4WD Training why bother ?Did you come to the NT for your new job?  And find yourself behind the wheel of a 4WD for the first time?  You are not alone! James Gorrie Director of Train Safe NT knows how you feel.  “I arrived in the Territory nearly 20 years ago. I was literally thrown the keys to the 4WD…

Posted in Chemical, Awards

Train Safe NT wins Award!

Off and running, we wish you a fantastic 2015. We are looking forward to another exciting year. 2014 ended with a bang by winning the Highly Commended Small Business Initiative in NRM (Natural Resource Management) Award. Before we say goodbye to 2014, a highlight for us was the NRM Conference in November.…

Posted in Chainsaw, Safety

Chainsaw kickback

Chainsaws get a good work out in the Top End, especially now during the wet season, when things are growing fast. Chainsaws are fantastically useful but we also know just how dangerous they can be, especially in untrained hands. Even golfing great, Greg Norman nearly lost his hand. James uses a chainsaw…