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Meet our award winners

DMIRS is proud to announce the winners and finalists of the inaugural Work Health and Safety Excellence Awards.

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Safety and health...

It is important for employers and workers to talk about safety at work. Safety reps can be a vital link between management and...

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Online reporting

WorkSafe has introduced an online service to enable employers to report specific workplace injuries and diseases.

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Announcements & Publications

(Archived) Ministerial Advisory Panel on Work Health and...

During July 2017, the Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Commerce and Industrial Relations, the Hon Bill Johnston MLA, sought to establish a Ministerial...

(Archived) Review Process Summary – Develop Work Health...

THIS DOCUMENT IS NO LONGER CURRENT AND IS AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE FOR HISTORICAL PURPOSES ONLY. The public comment period on the Work Health and Safety...

Low down on demolitions - Presentation

In 2019 WorkSafe Western Australia, together with Dial Before You Dig and the Health Department held information sessions aimed at demolition licence holders...

Cyclone contingency plans should be in place

With the season’s first cyclone having formed off the North-West coast, businesses throughout the State have been reminded to ensure that contingency plans...

Reminder that children face hazards in workplaces

Employers have been reminded to take steps to keep children away from hazardous workplaces during the coming school holidays. WorkSafe WA Commissioner Darren...

Safety alert 06/2019 - Biological hazards in marine...

A worker contracted a life-threatening respiratory infection with the bacteria Psychrobacter sanguinis.   In the days immediately prior to contracting the...

Reminder to stay safe in lead-up to festive season

WorkSafe has issued a reminder to workers to stay focused on safety and health in the lead-up to the festive season. WorkSafe WA Commissioner Darren Kavanagh...

Silica - Health surveillance notification form

Amusement structures - A guide for local government

This guidance is intended to assist local government authorities and amusement structure owners/operators in Western Australia understand their duties under...

New workplace safety laws tabled in Parliament

The State Government today tabled the Work Health and Safety (WHS) Bill in Parliament, paving the way for more modern workplace safety laws that apply to all...

WorkSafe prosecutes building company involved in...

WorkSafe has initiated prosecution action against the building company that employed a labour hire backpacker who died as a result of a fall in 2016....

WorkSafe investigates death of worker at Wootatting

WorkSafe is investigating the work-related death of a 63-year-old truck driver at a workplace in Wootatting (near York) yesterday. The man was believed to...

WorkSafe education resources
WorkSafe fatigue management
WorkSafe High Risk Work Licence
Work Health and Safety Legislation Reform
Prevent slips and trips in the workplace
Occupational Safety and Health Act and Regulations