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What the law says Employers must do all that is practical to ensure that workers are not exposed to hazards in the workplace. This includes providing training, information, supervision and managing...
WorkSafe
Information
15 Apr 2016
WorkSafe Plan Certificates of Achievement are presented at three levels and are valid for two years. Platinum WorkSafe Plan achievers Platinum Certificates are for those organisations that achieve...
WorkSafe
Information
15 Apr 2016
In February/March 2016, the WorkSafe Western Australia Commissioner and senior WorkSafe officers presented a number of seminars, in the metropolitan area and three regional locations, to registered...
WorkSafe
Information
13 Apr 2016
This guidance note applies to all workplaces in Western Australia covered by the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 (OSH Act) and provides guidance on occupational safety and health management...
WorkSafe
Guidance note
31 Mar 2016
A worker used an electric arc welder to attach a bracket to a sealed metal tank. The tank had previously contained flammable liquids including methanol. When the worker commenced tack welding the...
WorkSafe
Alert
24 Mar 2016
Information regarding the death of a worker trapped by a robot palletiser.
WorkSafe
Alert
24 Mar 2016
In 2011, a truck driver working alone died from heatstroke when he walked away from his bogged vehicle near Wiluna. In 2013/2014, WorkSafe conducted a campaign to raise awareness of the Coroner’s...
WorkSafe
Alert
24 Mar 2016
The purpose of this alert is to inform employers and employees of the importance of training employees in identifying damaged pallets and having a pallet maintenance program in place at the workplace.
WorkSafe
Alert
24 Mar 2016
An investigation into a recent workplace incident revealed an unrelated potential risk for drivers of commercial vehicles. It has been identified that some commercial vehicle drivers have been...
WorkSafe
Alert
24 Mar 2016
Recently a worker was seriously injured when he was struck by a moving vehicle in the yard at his workplace. As the driver was manoeuvring to park behind a stationary vehicle, the floor mat slipped...
WorkSafe
Alert
23 Mar 2016
There have recently been fatal and serious incidents in Western Australia in which a driver has reached into a vehicle from the outside to start the engine. The purpose of this alert is to raise...
WorkSafe
Alert
22 Mar 2016
An experienced service technician in the dive industry recently suffered life threatening facial injuries while filling a SCUBA (dive) cylinder. The purpose of this Safety Alert is to raise awareness...
WorkSafe
Alert
22 Mar 2016
Hydrofluoric acid is very corrosive, highly irritating and poisonous. Hydrofluoric acid burns can be severe and extremely painful, causing extensive damage or even death. Uses Some uses and sources...
WorkSafe
Bulletin
14 Mar 2016
Do you operate or work in a bakery?
WorkSafe
Bulletin
14 Mar 2016
This bulletin provides information on the risks and some safe work practices when travelling in remote locations. Identify the hazard Extreme weather conditions, remoteness and vast distances in...
WorkSafe
Bulletin
14 Mar 2016
This bulletin sets out duties that could be relevant to people that may work on an owner builder site, which is considered a workplace under the definitions of the Act.
WorkSafe
Bulletin
14 Mar 2016
A Provisional Improvement Notice (PIN) is a notice issued to a person requiring them to address a safety and health concern in the workplace. The power to issue PINs aims to improve the effectiveness...
WorkSafe
Bulletin
11 Mar 2016
This information bulletin is intended to provide guidance to employers, employees and the self-employed in the nail industry What safety and health hazards do nail technicians face? Nail technicians...
WorkSafe
Bulletin
11 Mar 2016
This information bulletin is intended to provide guidance to employers and employees for the selection, use and maintenance of personal protective gloves. Should gloves be worn? The three steps in...
WorkSafe
Bulletin
11 Mar 2016
It is common industry practice for electrical contractors to provide temporary electrical supply installations for commercial construction sites. However, regulation 3.65 of the Occupational Safety...
WorkSafe
Bulletin
11 Mar 2016
Risk assessment should always be carried out, and appropriate controls put in place to reduce the risk of falling
WorkSafe
Bulletin
11 Mar 2016
This bulletin outlines how to conduct a risk management process to eliminate or reduce risks to children in the workplace
WorkSafe
Bulletin
11 Mar 2016
Using a trolley can reduce the risk of injury from manual tasks. However the trolley must suit: the task and the materials being loaded; the physical characteristics of the person using it; and the...
WorkSafe
Information
02 Mar 2016
This occupational safety and health (OSH) newsletter has been developed to provide information and assistance to employers, self-employed persons, persons having control of workplaces and employees...
WorkSafe
Checklist
21 Jan 2016
WorkSafe has produced this document to increase awareness of safety issues in your industry and highlight the importance of appropriate systems of work and safety management systems.
WorkSafe
Checklist
15 Jan 2016

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