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Meet our award winners

DMIRS is proud to announce the winners and finalists of the inaugural Work Health and Safety Excellence Awards.

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Have your say

The Department is seeking your comments on the proposed Work Health and Safety Regulations

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Online reporting

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

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Announcements & Publications

Safety alert 05/2019 - Hydrogen embrittlement – a serious...

Lifting chains and their associated components (hooks, shackles, links etc) are used widely across a variety of industries to lift and move loads and...

Warning to guard against heat stress at work

WorkSafe has issued a warning to guard against the effects of extreme temperatures in work environments following a forecast of above-average temperatures...

Safety alert 04/2019 Safe use of medical oxygen cylinders

During a lifeguard training session in July 2019, a new cylinder was to be fitted to an Oxy-Viva set. Two workers were injured when a worker ‘cracked’ a ‘C’...

WorkSafe inspection program looks at high-risk pressure...

WorkSafe will conduct a proactive inspection program to look at safety issues with some of the highest risk pressure vessels in workplaces in WA. The program...

Inspection program looks at safety of workers in schools

WorkSafe is conducting a proactive inspection program to look at safety and health issues for workers in WA primary and secondary schools. The program will...

Management company fined $45,000 for misuse of substation

The company that managed Morley Galleria Shopping Centre when two men were killed and two severely injured in an explosion in 2015 has been fined $45,000....

Review Process Summary – Develop Work Health and Safety...

The department is seeking your comments regarding the regulations that will support the proposed Work Health and Safety Act for Western Australia (WHS Act ...

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...

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