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Find out more about novel coronavirus (COVID19) and your workplace.

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It is important for employers and workers to talk about safety at work. Safety reps can be a vital link between management and...

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WorkSafe has introduced an online service to enable employers to report specific workplace injuries and diseases.

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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...

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...

City of Armadale fine increased after WorkSafe appeal

The City of Armadale has had a fine increased by $80,000 over a 2014 incident in which a member of the public was seriously injured when struck by a front...

Draft Occupational Diving – Code of Practice

The Commission for Occupational Safety and Health seeks your views and comments on the draft Code of Practice – Occupational Diving in Western Australia. The...

WorkSafe investigates death of worker near Esperance

WorkSafe is investigating the work-related death of a 25-year-old worker at Condingup (east of Esperance) yesterday. The man was believed to have been...

Coronavirus - What can be done to prepare for the...

Under current legislation, employers are required to provide and maintain, as far as is practicable, a working environment in which their workers are not...

Progress of the Work Health and Safety Bill 2019

On Thursday 20 February, the Work Health and Safety Bill 2019 passed through the Legislative Assembly of the Western Australian Parliament.  The Hon Bill...

Western Australian framework and strategy for the...

The Western Australian strategy and framework for the prevention and management of work-related musculoskeletal disorders are intended as useful resources...

ThinkSafe magazine

ThinkSafe is the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety’s flagship online publication for workplace safety and health in Western Australia....

(Archived) Ministerial Advisory Panel on Work Health and...

During July 2017, the Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Commerce and Industrial Relations, the Hon Bill Johnston MLA, sought to establish a Ministerial...

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