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Safety and health reps

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

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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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Licensing and applications

Applying for or renewing a High Risk Work Licence? Looking for accredited trainers or assessors? Registering plant? Seeking a...

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WorkSafe

Announcements & Publications

Fines total $59500 over safety breaches causing serious...

The City of Armadale and the former manager of its landfill facility have been fined a total of $59500 plus costs after a member of the public was seriously...

Choosing the right mental health training for your...

This guide is designed to help any workplace, regardless of industry, identify effective mental health training for specific occupational groups within an...

2017 High Risk Work Licence Assessors Seminar

In November 2017, WorkSafe held a series of seminars for High Risk Work Licence (HRWL) Assessors registered under the Occupational Safety and Health...

Inspection program looks at wine grape growing and...

WorkSafe is conducting a proactive inspection program to look at safety issues in WA’s wine grape growing and winemaking workplaces. The program will...

Transport company fined $58,000 over crushed hand and...

A transport company has been fined a total of $58,000 (and ordered to pay $5542 in costs) after a worker’s hand was crushed between two containers being...

Reminder on armed holdup procedures in workplaces

WA workplaces are being reminded to ensure they have procedures in place to deal with armed holdups and aggressive behaviour. The reminder comes after a...

Inspection program looks at scaffold safety

WorkSafe is undertaking a proactive inspection program to look at safety issues with scaffolding across the State. The program will continue for the next...

Draft code targeting FIFO mental health open for comment

The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety is seeking feedback on a draft code of practice for mentally healthy workplaces for fly-in fly-out ...

Health care - Violence and aggression incident...

This checklist designed for employees, OSH Representatives or supervisors in the health care industry to assist with investigation of incidents resulting...

Inspection program uncovers safety concerns in takeaway...

A proactive inspection program undertaken by WorkSafe to look at safety in takeaway food outlets has uncovered serious concerns with hazardous substances....

WorkSafe wins appeal on inadequate penalty

WorkSafe has successfully appealed a penalty given to a trucking company in December 2016 and it has been increased considerably. Cleveland Freightlines Pty...

Quick stats

Quick stats are snapshots of WA workplace injury and disease hotspots.

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