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The Departments of Commerce and Mines and Petroleum have amalgamated to form the new Department of Mines, Industry Regulation...

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Online reporting of...

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

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Licensing and applications

Applying for or renewing a High Risk Work Licence? Looking for accredited trainers or assessors? Registering plant? Seeking a...

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WorkSafe

Announcements & Publications

Roofing company fined $70,000 over fall through skylight

A roofing company has been fined $70,000 (and ordered to pay costs of $1369) after a labourer was seriously injured in a fall through a skylight. Round Table...

Crane operator fined $15,000 over power line incident

A crane operator and partner in a crane business has been fined $15,000 (and ordered to pay $3,577 in costs) over an incident in which he caused a dogman to...

Penalties for workplace safety offences to increase in WA...

Premier Mark McGowan on Sunday 27 August 2017 announced an increase of penalties for workplace safety offences to bring Western Australia into line with...

Inspection program looks at aggression in residential...

WorkSafe will soon begin a proactive inspection program to look at the management of violence and aggression in residential aged care facilities. Beginning...

Prevent slips and trips - Workplace kit

Slips & trips are a serious issue in most workplaces and account for approximately 23.5% of all lost time injuries every year.  Use the practical guide,...

Demolition company fined $4000 over unlicensed work

A Bunbury demolition company has been fined $4000 (and ordered to pay $1338.50 in costs) for carrying out work for which it did not have the relevant licence...

Development of a modernised Work Health and Safety Bill

On Wednesday 12 July the Government announced the development of a modernised Work Health and Safety Bill for Western Australia which is based on  the...

Safety alerts directory

2017 Safety alert 01/2017 - Raw asbestos found in empty sea containers 2016 Safety alert 01/2016 - Concrete pumping operations in the construction industry -...

Supervisor fined $7500 over fall through skylight

The Operation Manager of a roofing company has been fined $7500 (and ordered to pay costs of $517) after a labourer was seriously injured in a fall through a...

Safety warning for children on farms during school holidays

WorkSafe has issued a warning to keep children out of hazardous workplaces – particularly farms – during the school holidays. WorkSafe WA Commissioner Lex...

Assessor fined $14,000 and registration cancelled for...

A WorkSafe assessor has been fined $14,000 and had his registration cancelled for a second time after he was found guilty of breaching his duties as an...

Hot work - fire safety essentials

Hot work includes activities such as grinding, welding, thermal or oxygen cutting or heating, and other related heat or spark producing operations. ...

WorkSafe education resources
WorkSafe fatigue management
WorkSafe High Risk Work Licence
Work Health and Safety Legislation Reform
Safe Work October 2017
Prevent slips and trips in the workplace