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Information for repairers about the amendments to regulations under the Motor Vehicle Repairers Act 2003 On 25 September 2021, changes were made to the Motor Vehicle Repairers Regulations 2007. Most...
Consumer Protection
Information
24 Sep 2021
Changes to prescribed classes of repair work under the Motor Vehicle Repairers Act 2003 and Motor Vehicle Repairers Regulations 2007 From 25 September 2021, the classes listed below are no longer...
Consumer Protection
Information
24 Sep 2021
Information for dealers about the amendments to Regulations under the Motor Vehicle Dealers Act 1973 On 25 September 2021, changes were made to the following regulations: Motor Vehicle Dealers (Sales...
Consumer Protection
Information
24 Sep 2021
In February 2020, a haul truck arrived at a workshop for maintenance with no tyres fitted in position 4 or 5. The position 6 tyre casing blew out 15 days later. Four workers were working on the haul...
WorkSafe
Alert
30 Aug 2021
This webpage provides general guidance on the Dividing Fences Act 1961 (the Act) and its interaction with local government by-laws in relation to the construction and maintenance of dividing fences in Western Australia. The Act provides a process for sharing costs between neighbours, the...
Dividing fences
The current, Australia-wide shortage of building materials and skilled trades is impacting the residential construction industry in Western Australia. Supply of building materials has been affected...
Building and Energy
Fact sheet
23 Jul 2021
WA Employer Essentials is an information hub for WA small business employers . These pages help all WA small business employers with: finding out which industrial relations system covers your business (this is a really important first step) where to get the right information on pay rates and other...
Help for all WA small business employers
New valves on LPG cylinders From 1 April 2021 LP Gas cylinders with new valves are being phased in. When you next exchange your BBQ or outdoor gas appliance LP Gas cylinder after 1 April 2021, you may receive a cylinder with the new valve. You won’t need to replace your BBQ or outdoor gas appliance...
Gas installations
In November 2020, two workers were in the process of tree lopping in a truck-mounted elevating work platform (EWP) when the boom-type EWP suffered a major structural failure, with the metal support...
WorkSafe
Alert
03 Mar 2021
On 11 January 2021, the Department received a report of an incident at a mine site where an electronic cigarette (vape) battery spontaneously ignited in a worker’s pocket while he was travelling in a...
WorkSafe
Bulletin
23 Feb 2021

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