Employee / worker

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This health surveillance notification form for asbestos should be used by an appointed medical practitioner to notify WorkSafe.
WorkSafe
Form – notification
21 May 2014
If you require a new high risk work licence, add an additional class(es), transfer an interstate licence or replacement of a lost, stolen or damaged licence you will be required to submit this form.
WorkSafe
Form – application
11 Aug 2014
This document sets out the procedure for applying for a demolition licence and criteria used in assessing an application.
WorkSafe
Form – application
22 May 2014
This code of practice applies to all workplaces in Western Australia covered by the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 and provides detailed guidance on the prevention of falls at workplaces.
WorkSafe
Code of practice
21 May 2014
If you wish to submit a review of an improvement notice to the WorkSafe Western Australia Commissioner you will need to complete a reference of improvement notice for review form.
WorkSafe
Form – application
23 May 2014
This publication provides information on employer-employee agreements, which are formal registered agreements between employers and employees in the state system.
Labour Relations
Guide / handbook
29 Jun 2017
This guidance note explains the occupational safety and health laws that apply to the operation of forklifts in Western Australia and covers the general requirements in the Occupational Safety and...
WorkSafe
Guidance note
20 May 2014
This guidance note applies to all workplaces in Western Australia covered by the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 (OSH Act) and provides guidance for employers and workers on the management of...
WorkSafe
Guidance note
20 May 2014
This guidance note provides important information for the safety and health of those who operate, clean, repair or maintain woodworking machinery.
WorkSafe
Guidance note
20 May 2014
People involved in the manufacture, repair or restoration of furniture and other wood products, or in the building industry, may be exposed to hazardous chemicals. This guidance note is one of three...
WorkSafe
Guidance note
05 Jun 2014

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Announcements

A real estate salesman and land valuer has been disqualified and fined $1,000 by the State Administrative Tribunal (SAT), after submitting an application with Consumer Protection which contained forged signatures. Warren David McFarlane of Wembley had applied for the renewal of his real estate sales representative’s certificate of registration prior to its expiry in March 2012. The application...
Consumer Protection
Media release
06 Jun 2013
WorkSafe’s participation in recent roadblock exercises has revealed a reasonable level of compliance with WA’s fatigue management laws for commercial vehicle drivers. WorkSafe participated in five joint Austrans roadblock operations undertaken by WA Police and also involving Main Roads WA, the Explosives and Dangerous Goods section of the Department of Mines and Petroleum, the Department of...
WorkSafe
Media release
07 Jun 2013
Fill up today if you want to pay less for your petrol – that’s the advice from FuelWatch. On Thursday, 6 June 2013, most Caltex, Caltex Woolworths and Coles Express sites are hiking their ULP price tomorrow by 13 cents per litre (cpl) up to 151.9 cpl. Most BP sites are increasing their ULP price by 12 cpl up to 150.9 cpl and most Gull and Peak sites up to 149.9 cpl. Tomorrow's metropolitan...
Consumer Protection
Media release
05 Jun 2013
A Maida Vale real estate agency has become the fourth company to be fined recently for taking too long to lodge a number of tenants’ bonds with the Bond Administrator. Dalefin Holdings Pty Ltd, trading as Century 21 Eastbelle Realty was fined $8,000 after pleading guilty in the Midland Magistrates Court on 23 May 2013 to 14 charges of failing to lodge bonds ‘as soon as practicable’ as required by...
Consumer Protection
Media release
24 May 2013
Fill up today if you want to pay less for your petrol – that’s the advice from FuelWatch. On Thursday, 30 May 2013, most Caltex and Coles Express sites are hiking their ULP price tomorrow by 16 cents per litre (cpl) up to 151.9 cpl. Most BP and Caltex Woolworths sites are increasing their ULP price by 15 cpl up to 150.9 cpl and most Gull and Peak sites up to 149.9 cpl. Tomorrow's metropolitan...
Consumer Protection
Media release
29 May 2013
Fill up today if you want to pay less for your petrol – that’s the advice from FuelWatch. On Thursday, 23 May 2013, most Caltex Woolworths and BP sites are hiking their ULP price tomorrow by 16 cents per litre (cpl) up to 148.9 cpl. Most Caltex and Coles Express sites are increasing their ULP price by 15 cpl up to 147.9 cpl and most Gull and Peak sites up to 147.9 cpl. Tomorrow's metropolitan...
Consumer Protection
Media release
22 May 2013
Codes of conduct covering property industries in WA are undergoing a review with Consumer Protection calling for community input. Commissioner for Consumer Protection Anne Driscoll said the department has released a discussion paper with the aim to stimulate debate over the current rules which regulate real estate, settlement and land valuation industries. “As part of the review, Consumer...
Consumer Protection
Media release
22 May 2013
WorkSafe has issued a further warning on checking High Risk Work Licences after being given information on the availability of fake licences overseas. WorkSafe WA Commissioner Lex McCulloch said further information on fraudulent licences had been received since a warning was issued earlier this week. “We issued a warning on Tuesday to check on NSW-issued High Risk Work Licences after two fake...
WorkSafe
Media release
17 May 2013
A Bunbury property management company has been fined $10,000 for taking too long to lodge security bonds with the Bond Administrator. Just Property Management (WA) Pty Ltd was also ordered to pay costs of $715 by the Bunbury Magistrates Court on 17 May 2013. Lawyers for Consumer Protection told the court that the company had taken between 17 and 46 days to lodge 37 bonds totalling more than $50,...
Consumer Protection
Media release
21 May 2013
Consumer Protection is urging potential investors who may be lured into attending so-called "free" property investment and wealth creation seminars to carefully consider what’s being offered before signing any contracts. Commissioner for Consumer Protection Anne Driscoll said a number of eastern states’ operators have been conducting these “free” seminars in WA, and more are scheduled, but those...
Consumer Protection
Media release
16 May 2013

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