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Safety and health representatives play a vital role in keeping WA workplaces safe.

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Announcements & Publications

WorkSafe inspection program looks at commercial kitchen...

WorkSafe will conduct a proactive inspection program to look at safety standards and issues in commercial kitchens in various WA workplaces. The program will...

Industry checklist - Kitchens

This checklist has been developed to highlight safety issues for workers in kitchens and provides information on how to best manage those risks to minimise...

Inspection program in primary schools reveals concerns...

A proactive inspection program looking at safety issues in WA primary schools has raised concerns over failure to comply with workplace safety laws on...

Industry checklist - Education

This checklist has been developed to highlight safety issues for workers in schools and provides information on how to best manage those risks to minimise...

Construction company fined $38,000 in Ballantine fall case

A construction company has been fined $38,000 (and ordered to pay $8054 in costs) over the incident in 2017 in which 17-year-old Wesley Ballantine died after...

Inspection program on service stations yields mixed results

A proactive inspection program looking at safety issues in fuel retailing outlets across WA has found high levels of awareness in some areas, but also some...

WorkSafe looks at safety issues for commercial vehicle...

WorkSafe is conducting a proactive inspection program to look at safety issues for commercial vehicle drivers. The program will continue until the end of the...

Inspection program in scientific testing workplaces has...

A proactive inspection program undertaken by WorkSafe to look at safety in workplaces where scientific testing takes place has returned encouraging results...

Inspection program in machinery repairs uncovers safety...

A proactive inspection program undertaken by WorkSafe to look at safety in workplaces where machinery and equipment is repaired has uncovered concerns with...

Changes to the definition of 'commercial vehicle'

On 18 June 2019, amendments to the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 (OSH Regulations) were Gazetted.  The Occupational Safety and Health...

Manual tasks solutions - Electricians

Tasks carried out by electricians can increase the risk of musculoskeletal injuries such as sprains and strains due to awkward postures, repetitive actions...

WorkSafe lays charges in Ballantine case

WorkSafe is prosecuting four parties over the death of 17-year-old Wesley Ballantine, who fell through a void in the roof of an internal atrium at the old...

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