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Announcements & Publications

Do not prop the gate open

Will your child and your neighbours’ children be safe while your pool is under construction? Some types of pools need to be filled with water by the pool...

Replace your child-resistant door/s with a safer alternative

The flyer is intended for to be handed out by local government pool safety barrier inspectors to owners of pre-5 November 2001 private swimming pools that...

Outdoor gas appliances in alfresco areas

This gas information sheet is essential for builders, manufacturers and installers of blinds, and anyone renovating the alfresco area or using outdoor gas...

First steps to farm safety: Guide

Farms are unique workplaces. The combination of hazards and the nature of the work makes agriculture one of the most dangerous sectors in which to work. This...

Permanent ban for settlement agent who raided trust...

West Leederville settlement agent struck off for unauthorised withdrawals Illegally transferred over $29,000 into own bank accounts, a credit card account...

Location allowance increases for regional employees

Many WA awards require employees to be paid a location allowance when employed in certain regional towns. Location allowances have just been increased by the...

Masonry wall safety during construction work

You can improve the safety of masonry walls during construction work with good planning and preparation, risk management and (where required) temporary...

Work Health and Safety Commission - Minutes

A list of minutes from the meetings of the Commission for Occupational Safety and Health.

State Wage Case decision – State minimum wage and WA...

The Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission has today increased the state minimum wage and pay rates in all WA awards effective from the first...

WA award summary - Shop and Warehouse Award

This publication is a summary of the Shop and Warehouse (Wholesale and Retail Establishments) Award. The Shop and Warehouse Award was updated on 5 June 2024...

WA award summary - Fast Food Outlets Award

This publication is a summary of the Fast Food Outlets Award.  This award only applies to specific named businesses (as listed on page 2 at Step 2 in the...

The safe use of LP gas at public venues in WA

This publication will assist event organisers, venue organisers, asset managers and catering vendors to comply with the safety requirements for the use of...