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

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Announcements & Publications

Sample Work From Home - Occupational Safety and Health...

An employer can use this sample checklist when requesting as part of the working from home agreement that workers complete a self-assessment of the work space.

Costco fuel outlet now reports prices to FuelWatch

The Costco fuel outlet at Perth Airport will now be required to report its prices to FuelWatch when new regulations come into effect tomorrow. Previously,...

Health warning for DIY toilet hoses

Western Australia’s plumbing regulator is warning homeowners about the health risks of DIY installation of toilet hygiene spray hoses, which should only be...

Vic Park car yard fined $10,000 over misleading ad ...

A Victoria Park used car dealer has been fined $10,000 by the Perth Magistrates Court for making misleading claims when advertising a car for sale. Youngs WA...

Minimising the risk of exposure to COVID-19 coronavirus...

The Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 requires employers to take care of the health and safety of their workers and others at the workplace. This...

Electrical and gas safety while working from home

With many of us now working from home as part of the Government’s COVID-19 coronavirus social distancing measures, it is important that you consider the...

Safety alert 1/2020 - Worker electrocuted in roof space

In early 2020, an air-conditioning installer suffered a fatal electric shock while working in the roof space of a house.   In Western Australia, it is a...

COVID-19 coronavirus guide for employees: Looking after...

While it is reasonable to be concerned about the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, there are a number of actions you can take to look after your mental health...

COVID-19 coronavirus guidance for employers: Looking...

It is reasonable for employees to experience increased worry, anxiety and stress about the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Managing the risk to mental health...

Investment scammer targeting regional West Aussies

Western Australians are warned to be on high alert for unsolicited SMS or social-media messages urging them to inject money into a fraudulent scheme...

Avoid Perth petrol price rise

The average price of regular unleaded petrol (ULP) is set to increase by around 18 cents per litre (cpl) to 111.4 cpl tomorrow, so FuelWatch is encouraging...

What to do if a worker has COVID-19

Safe Work Australia has created an easy to follow infographic to advise workplaces on the steps they should take if a worker comes down with a suspected or...