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

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Announcements & Publications

WorkSafe looks at safety issues in glass product...

WorkSafe is conducting a proactive inspection program to look at safety issues in glass product manufacturing workplaces across WA. The program will continue...

Spotlight on silica in proactive inspection program

WorkSafe has been conducting a proactive inspection program to look at safety and health issues in stone benchtop fabricators. The program will be conducted...

Safety alert 03/2019 Second fatal incident involving a...

WorkSafe is investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatality involving a bogged vehicle.  It is alleged that: it occurred while workers were recovering...

Stone benchtop fabrication and installation - Checklist

The department has developed a checklist for employers and workers engaged in the fabrication and installation of stone benchtops.  This checklist highlights...

Industry checklist - Orchards safety and health checklist

Use this easy-to-follow checklist to rate potential hazards and risks on your property and to help you control and prevent the risk of serious injury or...

ThinkSafe magazine continues to raise awareness

The second edition of the department’s ThinkSafe magazine is now available online. In this edition, key articles include information on the new FIFO code of...

Safety alert 02/2019 Second quad bike related fatality on...

On 6 April 2019, a farmer was fatally injured after coming off a quad bike in Myrup near Esperance. The tragedy follows an earlier incident in December 2018...

Industry Checklist - Glass and glass products...

This checklist has been developed to highlight safety issues for workers engaged in manufacturing glass and glass product and provides information on how to...

Mentally healthy workplaces for fly-in fly-out (FIFO)...

This code of practice provides guidance on creating and maintaining a mentally healthy workplace through: providing an environment that promotes good health...

Lead work – take action now

On 1 October 2019, amendments to the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 (OSH Regulations) will come into effect. The amendments lower the blood...

Safety alert 01/2019 Collapse of truck mounted concrete...

In March 2019, a truck mounted concrete pump with boom (TMCPWB) collapsed on to an operator.  The injured person had his leg pinned by the boom, causing leg...

Rigger fined $4000 over lack of safety controls

A rigger has been fined $4000 (and ordered to pay $10,000 in costs) over an incident in which two construction workers were crushed by a tilt-up panel in the...

WorkSafe education resources
WorkSafe fatigue management
WorkSafe High Risk Work Licence
Work Health and Safety Legislation Reform
Prevent slips and trips in the workplace
Occupational Safety and Health Act and Regulations