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Geraldton will host a Work Safe 2011 Forum on May 25, providing an opportunity for Mid-West residents to learn more about workplace safety. Acting WorkSafe WA Commissioner Lex McCulloch said today the Forums aimed to bring together people with an interest in occupational safety and health to update their knowledge on the latest developments in this arena. “The Geraldton Forum will cover a range...
WorkSafe
Media release
06 May 2011
Consumer Protection is warning Kimberley residents that they may be left with nothing to smile about if they enter into a deal with a photographer who turns up on their doorstep. This week Consumer Protection’s regional office in Broome has received reports of travelling photographers operating around Fitzroy Crossing. The group are thought to be specifically targeting indigenous households...
Consumer Protection
Media release
06 May 2011
Kalgoorlie will host a Work Safe 2011 Forum on May 18, providing an opportunity for Goldfields residents to learn more about workplace safety. Acting WorkSafe WA Commissioner Lex McCulloch said today the Forums aimed to bring together people with an interest in occupational safety and health to update their knowledge on the latest developments in this arena. “The Kalgoorlie Forum will cover a...
WorkSafe
Media release
06 May 2011
Fill up today or tomorrow if you want to pay less for your petrol – that’s the advice from FuelWatch. On Wednesday 4 May 2011, some BP sites are increasing their ULP prices by 10 cents per litre (cpl) to 151.9. Given that Perth ULP prices follow a weekly cycle, with Thursday and Friday being the most expensive days, FuelWatch recommends filling up today or tomorrow and paying no more than 141...
Consumer Protection
Media release
03 May 2011
WorkSafe has begun an inspection program to look at safety issues with mobile plant on construction sites. Inspectors will look at mobile plant such as earthmoving equipment, elevating work platforms, mobile cranes and forklifts on metropolitan and regional construction sites throughout May. Acting WorkSafe WA Commissioner Lex McCulloch said today that a significant number of workplace deaths in...
WorkSafe
Media release
05 May 2011
Fill up today or tomorrow if you want to pay less for your petrol - that's the advice from FuelWatch. On Wednesday 27 April 2011, some BP sites are increasing their ULP price to 151.9 cents per litre (cpl) - an increase of up to 12.0 cpl. However, most petrol stations in Perth will be selling for less than 140.0 cpl tomorrow. Given that Perth ULP prices follow a weekly cycle, with Thursday and...
Consumer Protection
Media release
26 Apr 2011
Fill up today or tomorrow if you want to pay less for your petrol – that’s the advice from FuelWatch. On Wednesday 20 April 2011, some BP sites are increasing their ULP price to 151.9 cents per litre (cpl) – an increase of up to 10.0 cpl. However, most petrol stations in Perth will be selling for less than 141.0 cpl tomorrow. Given that Perth ULP prices follow a weekly cycle, with Thursday and...
Consumer Protection
Media release
19 Apr 2011
WorkSafe will conduct an inspection campaign to look at safety standards in manufacturing workplaces in the Malaga industrial area next month. Acting WorkSafe WA Commissioner Lex McCulloch said today the inspection campaign would be the latest in a series of projects targeting specific geographical areas in the metropolitan area. “WorkSafe has a schedule of proactive inspection campaigns...
WorkSafe
Media release
20 Apr 2011
A Perth employment agent has been fined $800 after being convicted of four charges of breaching his obligations under WA’s licensing laws. Mr Rogelio Molina was also ordered to pay $253 in costs by the Perth Magistrates Court on 15 April 2011. Mr Molina was charged by Consumer Protection for carrying on a business under a name and address which was different to that specified in his employment...
Consumer Protection
Media release
19 Apr 2011
Energy Safety will not prosecute Western Power over the 29 December 2009 Toodyay bushfire. Confirming this today, the Director of Energy Safety Ken Bowron said there is insufficient evidence to establish a prima facie case that Western Power had contravened the Electricity (Supply Standards & System Safety) Regulations 2001. “The physical evidence essential to prove such a contravention was...
EnergySafety
Media release
15 Apr 2011

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