Electric shocks from taps, pipes or appliances are warning signs that something could be wrong with the electrical wiring or applainces.
Reporting accidents
This information addresses common construction issues identified through ongoing building audits as well as concerns and queries raised by various stakeholders in the Western Australian building industry. It also addresses concerns that the current Building Code of Australia and referenced...
Technical compliance
Quick close this page To close this window immediately, press Ctrl +W on a keyboard or use the close tab option on a mobile device. For information about how to browse incognito and/or erase your history, see Tenancy reforms for renters affected by family and domestic violence...
Safe tenancy
Safe Tenancy WA - family and domestic violence changes to renting laws Advice for landlords in Western Australia Rental laws in Western Australia (WA) have previously restricted tenants affected by...
Consumer Protection
Fact sheet
15 Apr 2019
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 injuries. Possible contributing factors in...
18 Mar 2019
Tremolite asbestos has been identified in the ceramic centre of some Bunsen burner gauze mats in New Zealand and the UK, and preliminary testing has indicated that this may be an issue in gauze mats...
06 Dec 2018
This is a series of four posters designed to help Indigenous communities identify and avoid scams.
Scam poster for Indigenous communitites
Scam poster for Indigenous communitites, by tvanderloo
Scam poster for Indigenous communitites
Consumer Protection
13 Nov 2018
There are serious health risks caused by exposure to respirable crystalline silica (RCS) for workers in the stone benchtop manufacturing, finishing and installation industries. Cumulative exposure to...
07 Feb 2020
Pressure cookers have been around for a long time. Many of us are familiar with stories of ‘exploding’ cookers where boiling sauce has shot all over the walls and ceiling – or even worse - over an unsuspecting cook in the kitchen. Today’s pressure cookers have multiple safety features, including...
Product safety for consumers
WorkSafe would like to congratulate the winners and finalists of the 2018 Work Safety Awards Western Australia. These awards recognise outstanding OSH management, solutions and innovation in Western Australian workplaces. This year our finalist and winners have not only demonstrated their strong...
Work Safety Awards


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