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The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia.

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Announcements & Publications

WorkSafe inspection program looks at commercial kitchen...

WorkSafe will conduct a proactive inspection program to look at safety standards and issues in commercial kitchens in various WA workplaces. The program will...

Industry checklist - Kitchens

This checklist has been developed to highlight safety issues for workers in kitchens and provides information on how to best manage those risks to minimise...

Inspection program in primary schools reveals concerns...

A proactive inspection program looking at safety issues in WA primary schools has raised concerns over failure to comply with workplace safety laws on...

Plumbers technical note – Water heater installations

This technical note has been issued to clarify the general installation requirements of water heaters, including the correct termination of drain lines from ...

Industry checklist - Education

This checklist has been developed to highlight safety issues for workers in schools and provides information on how to best manage those risks to minimise...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average price of unleaded petrol is set to increase by around 19 cents per litre (cpl) to 149.3 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers...

Inspectors recover over $370,000 in unpaid wages and...

Private Sector Labour Relations industrial inspectors have helped employees to recover over $370,000 in unpaid entitlements in the last financial year. Over ...

$90,000 penalty for bogus building claims – Frayson Pty...

Two Perth businesses and their director must pay almost $90,000 in fines and costs following a Building and Energy prosecution for falsely claiming to be...

Commissioner's Blog: Compare hotel comparison sites

With Commissioner for Consumer Protection David Hillyard Hotel comparison websites offer to take the hassle out of searching for best value accommodation but...

Changes to laws covering vehicle sales and repairs in WA

A cooling off period for vehicle sales involving linked finance, removal of special warranties, reduced fees for contract cancellations and the scrapping of...

Fine for unregistered property manager (Shamela Rima...

A property manager has been reprimanded and fined $1,500 by the State Administrative Tribunal for operating without a current certificate of registration....

Decision Regulatory Impact Statement: Review of the Motor...

Background to the review The Department of Mines Industry Regulation and Safety recently completed a combined review of legislation regulating motor vehicle...