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Office hours

Our offices will close on Monday 24 December 2018 and reopen on Thursday 3 January 2019.

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Acknowledgement to Country

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

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Announcements & Publications

Industry Bulletin 108 - Ministerial Order: Exemption from...

Made under section 67(2A) of the Building Act 2011 (the Act), the Ministerial Order applies to all building permit applications for a Class 1 or Class 10...

Forms required for accessing a tenanted property:...

Landlords must use specific forms to notify tenants of their intention to enter the property. Form 19 Notice of proposed entry to premises must be used to...

Regulation 55 - Extract from Electricity (Licensing)...

Regulation 55 of the Electricity Licensing Regulations 1991 covers Electrical work on or near energised electrical installations.  

$9,000 fine for multiple building offences – Phillip...

A Mount Lawley tradesman must pay almost $10,000 in fines and costs after pleading guilty to nine charges brought by the Building Commissioner in relation to...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average price of unleaded petrol is set to increase by over 16 cents per litre (cpl) to 148.4 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging Perth drivers to...

Albany builder cautioned over roof requirements – Ryde...

The Building Services Board has formally cautioned an Albany building company and a supervisor after the roof of a home under construction did not comply...

Award free employees and end of year public holidays

If you are working or employing during the end of year period and you fall under the state industrial relations system it is important to understand public...

Commissioner's Blog: Shop smart during festive season

It’s only early November but many consumers are already searching for great deals as they plan for their Christmas and New Year celebrations yet, as always,...

CCA Adjudications 2016–17 3rd quarter report

Reminder that children face hazards in workplaces

Parents have been reminded to keep children away from hazardous workplaces during the coming school holidays. WorkSafe WA Commissioner Ian Munns said today...

Office hours – December and January

Our offices will be closed from Monday 24 December 2018 to Wednesday 2 January 2019. Normal services will return on Thursday 3 January 2019. For urgent...

Inspection program looks at workers in primary schools

WorkSafe is conducting a proactive inspection program to look at safety issues with workers in WA primary schools. Inspectors will be looking at safety...