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Photographs from the "Manual tasks risk management" video produced by WorkSafe. These photographs are free to download and can be used by people who are studying safety and health, workplaces and for training and teaching purposes.
Welder working
Welder working, by WorkSafe
Awkward static postures...
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These photos resources are from various safety films made by WorkSafe. These photographs are free to download and can be used by people who are studying safety and health, workplaces and for training and teaching purposes.
Discussing risk assessment
Discussing risk assessment, by WorkSafe
Consulting about a hazardous...
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Check out WorkSafe’s range of videos. These videos are free to view and can be used by workplaces, people who are studying safety and health and for training and teaching purposes. Videos Managing the risk of falls at workplaces: Running time: 13:05 mins Falling from one level to another is a major...
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To register an item of plant you will need to complete and submit a registration or re-registration of plant form and attached the information specified in Regulation 4.15 to WorkSafe along with the appropriate fee. Completed forms can be posted to Locked Bag 14 Cloisters Square, Perth WA 6872 or...
Plant and design registration
The requirements for construction induction training apply to construction work. The definition of construction work under the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 and Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 is very broad and picks up a wide range of activities. Construction work is...
Construction induction
Welcome to the Construction Induction Card Database. Have you lost or damaged your Construction Induction (Blue/White) Card? Did you know you can ask the registered training organisation (RTO) that issued your card to provide you with a replacement. Enter your personal details below to find out the...
Construction induction
In 2009 WorkSafe changed the design of construction induction cards from 'blue' to 'white' as a result of harmonisation of training across all States and Territories. Across all States and Territories, including here in WA, both the 'blue' and 'white' types of cards are accepted by the regulatory...
Construction induction
Once training has been completed there is no mandatory requirement to repeat the training. The national code of practice for construction induction training, an advisory document, provides an option for repeat training if a person leaves the industry for more than two years, or, if the employer...
Construction induction
You must first identify the Registered Training Organisation that issued you with your construction induction or blue card and contact them to have it replaced. Do you need to find your card details and the name of the RTO that issued your Construction Induction Training card? Look up now! If the...
Construction induction
To become a WorkSafe Registered Assessor you must submit an application to WorkSafe. When completing your application you must demonstrate that you: hold the high risk work licence for the class you wish to be registered; have extensive and recent operating experience in that class of high risk...
How to become a high risk work registered assessor

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This publication is a summary of pay and entitilements for award free employees. This award free summary outlines the minimum rates of pay and entitlements for award free employees, including...
Labour Relations
Fact sheet
21 Jul 2017
A local government organisation held a waste collection day in early 2016, for residents to drop off items such as white goods, E-waste, vehicle batteries, engine oil, tyres and paint. Four workers...
WorkSafe
Alert
29 Jun 2017
The Department of Commerce – WorkSafe Division has released a Discussion Paper on recommendations to amend the model Work Health and Safety Regulations (the WHS regulations) for the Western...
WorkSafe
Information
01 Jun 2016
This publication is a summary of the Food Industry (Food Manufacturing or Processing) Award. This WA Award Summary applies to businesses in the state industrial relations system. It covers businesses...
Labour Relations
Fact sheet
09 Aug 2017
This publication is a summary of the Fruit Growing and Fruit Packing Industry Award. This WA Award Summary applies to businesses in the state industrial relations system . It covers businesses which...
Labour Relations
Fact sheet
27 Jul 2017
This publication is a summary of the Landscape Gardening Industry Award. This WA Award Summary applies to businesses in the state industrial relations system. It covers businesses which operate as:...
Labour Relations
Fact sheet
20 Jul 2017
This publication is a summary of the Motel, Hostel, Service Flats and Boarding House Workers Award. This WA Award Summary applies to businesses in the state industrial relations system. It covers...
Labour Relations
Fact sheet
21 Jul 2017
This publication is a summary of the Dental Technicians and Attendant / Receptionists Award. This WA Award Summary applies to businesses in the state industrial relations system. It covers businesses...
Labour Relations
Fact sheet
20 Jul 2017
This publication is a summary of the Hotel and Tavern Workers Award. This WA Award Summary applies to businesses in the state industrial relations system. It covers businesses which operate as: sole...
Labour Relations
Fact sheet
20 Jul 2017
This publication is a summary of the Transport Workers (General) Award. This WA Award Summary applies to businesses in the state industrial relations system. It covers businesses which operate as:...
Labour Relations
Fact sheet
21 Jul 2017

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The summer holidays have arrived and this means school is out for the year. Often during this time children are keen to earn some extra money by getting a job for the summer break. Employers, parents and young workers must be aware that there are restrictions on which types of businesses can employ children under the age of 15 and restrictions on working hours for children that apply during...
Labour Relations
Department News
15 Dec 2016
WorkSafe is reminding employees who work outside to use extreme caution during thunderstorms. WorkSafe WA Commissioner Lex McCulloch said there were many workers who could be exposed to the hazard of lightning in the course of their employment. “We are all aware of the power of lightning, but most would think they could never be unlucky enough to be struck,” Mr McCulloch said. “The reality is...
WorkSafe
Media release
09 Dec 2016
WorkSafe has issued a reminder to all workplaces to continue to place a high priority on safety in the lead-up to the festive season. WorkSafe WA Commissioner Lex McCulloch said today that both employers and workers needed to pay particular attention to staying safe before and after Christmas. “As we head towards the end of the year and the festive season, it is timely to remind both employers...
WorkSafe
Media release
08 Dec 2016
The Western Australian Building and Construction Industry Code of Conduct 2016 applies from 1 January 2017 to the new tendering process of all State building projects. The WA code was developed to ensure that Western Australian government agencies, when expending public funds, contract with building contractors that conduct themselves in a reputable, fair, safe and responsible manner, both in...
WA Building and Construction Code Monitoring Unit / Corporate
Department News
05 Dec 2016
The Building and Construction Code Monitoring Unit (BCCMU) has been established as a division of the Department of Commerce. The BCCMU’s role is to monitor compliance with the WA Building and Construction Industry Code of Conduct 2016 . The BCCMU will work closely with the building and construction industry to assist them to understand the Code. The Contact Us page has contact details for the...
WA Building and Construction Code Monitoring Unit
Department News
05 Dec 2016
Wageline receives calls every week about employees' hours of work. Often employers want to know if there is a limit to how many hours they can require their employee to work. The Hours of work page of the Wageline website provides information about reasonable additional hours of work and the factors employers need to consider when asking their employees to work those extra hours.
Labour Relations
Department News
29 Nov 2016
The Wageline Newsletter December 2016 edition has been published today. This edition launches the new look for the Newsletter and features information on Christmas New Year public holidays and a range of articles featuring common questions employers ask Wageline. Wageline Newsletter is an email service which provides updates on: increases to the state minimum wage and WA award rates of pay other...
Labour Relations
Department News
28 Nov 2016
Over the festive season Wageline's opening hours will be: Monday 26 December Closed Tuesday 27 December Closed Wednesday 28 December 10am - 4.30pm Thursday 29 December 8.30am - 4.30pm Friday 30 December 8.30am - 4.30pm Monday 2 January Closed Tuesday 3 January 8.30am - 4.30pm Please contact Wageline on 1300 655 266 with your queries about employment arrangements.
Labour Relations
Alert
15 Dec 2016
WorkSafe has serious concerns with safety in the waste recycling industry after several recent serious incidents. WorkSafe Acting Executive Director Chris Kirwin said today that WorkSafe would continue to focus on the industry in an effort to improve safety standards and prevent further serious incidents. “Recent months have been quite disastrous for the waste recycling industry, with two deaths...
WorkSafe
Media release
25 Nov 2016
When faced with the loss of a family or household member, one of the first considerations is often how much leave an employee can take and whether they will be paid for their period of absence. The question that is often asked by both employees and employers is whether bereavement leave covers all employees and what relationships and situations are covered. Bereavement leave is a minimum...
Labour Relations
Department News
25 Nov 2016

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