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Acknowledgement to Country

The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia.

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Announcements & Publications

Industry checklist - horse stables

WorkSafe has produced this document to increase awareness of safety issues around horse racing stables and highlight the importance of appropriate systems of...

COVID-19 Ending a fixed-term tenancy agreement

Background Under the temporary COVID-19 tenancy laws, a fixedterm tenancy agreement cannot end on an expiry date that falls within the emergency period from...

Tenancy chart 1 - Service of notice of termination for...

This flowchart assists with managing notifications and date counting when the landlord or tenant wants to end a fixed tenancy agreement.  For more...

Carcinogens regulated in Schedules 5.4 - 5.6 of the OSH...

Certain carcinogenic substances are specifically controlled under OSH Regulations 5.28-5.42 and Schedules 5.4-5.6. These regulations include requirements for...

Commissioner's blog: Cancelling a car contract

Buying a car can be a big expense, so it’s worth knowing that after signing on the dotted line there are costs you could be liable to pay if you change your...

Safety alerts directory

2021 Safety alert 01/2021 - Service mechanic sustained serious hand injuries when struck by radiator fan blades on a generator Safety alert 02/2021 -...

Safety alert 03/2021 - Elevating work platform structural...

In November 2020, two workers were in the process of tree lopping in a truck-mounted elevating work platform (EWP) when the boom-type EWP suffered a major...

Safety alert 02/2021 - Employee receives electrical shock...

In September 2020, a bar attendant at a hotel received an electric shock while attempting to turn off a glass washer that was overflowing. The glass washer...

Prepaid funerals checklists

Publications last updated 7 October 2020. The Fair Trading (Prepaid Funerals Code of Practice) Regulations 2020 (the code) is a new mandatory code of...

COVID-19 residential tenancies emergency period extension...

Here are the answers to some of the commonly asked questions about what the State Government’s extension of the Residential Tenancies (COVID-19 Response) Act...

COVID-19 What to do if a party does not comply with a...

Background With the assistance of the Residential Tenancies Mandatory Conciliation Service, landlords and tenants can reach a fair and achievable solution to...

Applications open for new rent relief grants

Applications are open for grants helping WA tenants and landlords Up to $2,000 paid to landlords for future rent support Grants assist tenants struggling...