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The Departments of Commerce and Mines and Petroleum have amalgamated to form the new Department of Mines, Industry Regulation...

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Work Safety Awards WA 2017

WorkSafe congratulates the winners of the Western Australian 2017 Work Safety Awards.

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Online reporting of...

Reporting workplace injuries and diseases goes online. WorkSafe has introduced an online service to enable employers to report...

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WorkSafe

Announcements & Publications

Inspection program looks at safety in parks and gardens

WorkSafe has begun a proactive inspection program looking at safety issues with workers in WA’s parks and gardens. The inspection program will involve...

02-2017 Asbestos found in imported friction wear plates...

Asbestos has recently been found in friction wear plates in the suspension systems of rail carriages. The new rail carriages were purchased between 2007 and...

Inspection program reveals areas of concern in...

A proactive inspection program undertaken by WorkSafe has revealed some areas of concerns with workplace safety in the accommodation sector. The inspection...

Harvest season brings safety reminders

WA’s harvest season has begun, and brings with it a reminder from WorkSafe to ensure all safety measures are taken. WorkSafe WA Commissioner Lex McCulloch...

Industry profiles

Industry profiles contains statistical information that relates specifically to Western Australian workplaces, categorised by industry.

Roadblock exercises continue to measure compliance with...

WorkSafe continues to participate in roadblock exercises, with the latest ones revealing a reasonable level of compliance with fatigue management and related...

Unhealthy workplace behaviour (eg conflict, bullying) -...

If there is bullying or conflict at your workplace, use the following four step process.  Remember support is always available eg talk to a friend, your...

Inspection program looks at cleaning at schools

WorkSafe has begun a proactive inspection program looking at safety issues with cleaners in WA schools. The inspection program will involve inspectors...

Asbestos removalists presentation

In May 2017 presenters from both WorkSafe and the Health Department  delivered an information session on asbestos health risks, the relevant legislation, and...

2017 Work Safety Awards Western Australia winners announced

The five winners of the prestigious 2017 Work Safety Awards Western Australia were announced this morning. RAC WA, Fremantle Commercial Diving and The...

OSH newsletter - Parks and gardens

This occupational safety and health (OSH) newsletter has been developed to provide information and assistance to employers, self-employed persons, persons...

CBH fined $37,500 over insufficient guarding leading to...

A grain cooperative has been fined $37,500 (and ordered to pay $3577 in costs) over insufficient guarding on machinery that lead to a worker sustaining a...

WorkSafe education resources
WorkSafe fatigue management
WorkSafe High Risk Work Licence
Work Health and Safety Legislation Reform
Prevent slips and trips in the workplace