2014-15 planned safety inspections

In 2014-15 WorkSafe proposes to conduct the following safety projects subject to availability of resources.

All industries

  • Communicable diseases
  • Labour hire - Checklist

Accommodation, cafes and restaurants

Agriculture, forestry and fishing

  • Vegetable growing
  • Broad-acre farming project

Construction industry

  • Concrete & masonry cutting and carbon monoxide exposure
  • Manual tasks in residential construction industry
  • WorkSafe will continute to investigate serious injuries/fatalities at construction sites in WA

Cultural and recreational services

  • Royal Show - WorkSafe will attend this yearly high profile event to ensure safety management systems are maintained and the risk of injury to workers and the public is reduced as far as practicable.


  • Support facilities

Government administration

Health and community services

  • Manual tasks in residential aged care
  • Support facilities
  • Violence/aggression in health care


  • Bakeries, bread, biscuits, pastries, cakes manufacturing
  • Chemical and plastics manufacturing
  • Glass and glass product manufacturing
  • Metal product manufacturing/OSH management systems
  • Mining and construction machinery manufacturing
  • Wooden structural fitting and component manufacturing

Other services

  • Dust hazards in assay labs - Lead aspects
  • Formaldehyde in hair products
  • Gardening services (tree loppers) - - Media statement Checklist 
  • Public order, safety and regulatory services – corrective centres
  • Waste remediation  and recycling 

Retail trade

Transport and storage

  • Road freight transport
  • Other hardware goods wholesaling

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