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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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Announcements & Publications

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

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...

Roofing company fined $70,000 over fall through skylight

A roofing company has been fined $70,000 (and ordered to pay costs of $1369) after a labourer was seriously injured in a fall through a skylight. Round Table...

Crane operator fined $15,000 over power line incident

A crane operator and partner in a crane business has been fined $15,000 (and ordered to pay $3,577 in costs) over an incident in which he caused a dogman to...

Penalties for workplace safety offences to increase in WA...

Premier Mark McGowan on Sunday 27 August 2017 announced an increase of penalties for workplace safety offences to bring Western Australia into line with...

Inspection program looks at aggression in residential...

WorkSafe will soon begin a proactive inspection program to look at the management of violence and aggression in residential aged care facilities. Beginning...

Prevent slips and trips - Workplace kit

Slips & trips are a serious issue in most workplaces and account for approximately 23.5% of all lost time injuries every year.  Use the practical guide,...

Demolition company fined $4000 over unlicensed work

A Bunbury demolition company has been fined $4000 (and ordered to pay $1338.50 in costs) for carrying out work for which it did not have the relevant licence...

WorkSafe education resources
WorkSafe fatigue management
WorkSafe High Risk Work Licence
Work Health and Safety Legislation Reform
Safe Work October 2017
Prevent slips and trips in the workplace