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Employers are required to ensure that where fitted respirators are required to protect health, these are correctly fitted. Examples of fitted respirators (also called respiratory protective equipment...
WorkSafe
Information
15 Jan 2021
This fact sheet has been prepared by the Department of Health and the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety to provide information and best practice guidance for organisations and...
WorkSafe
Fact sheet
16 Dec 2020
The department's mental health and wellbeing inspectors have developed a series of resources on workplace mental health and wellbeing. The concepts presented may assist workplaces to discuss, consult...
WorkSafe
Information
24 Nov 2020
This fact sheet provides an overview of the legislative requirements for fatigue management for commercial vehicle drivers. Duties for the person responsible for drivers and operation of commercial...
WorkSafe
Fact sheet
23 Nov 2020
Are you interesetd in the work of the Commission for Occupational Safety and Health?
WorkSafe
Reports
17 Nov 2020
A list of minutes from the meetings of the Commission for Occupational Safety and Health .
WorkSafe
Minutes
17 Nov 2020
The Commission for Occupational Safety and Health criteria for accreditation require each provider of an accredited training course for safety and health representatives to submit an annual report on the delivery of courses for the year ending the preceding 30 June.
WorkSafe
Reports
10 Nov 2020
Regulation 4.1 of the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations defines a bridge crane as: 'A crane comprising a bridge beam mounted at each end to an end carriage, capable of travelling along...
WorkSafe
Fact sheet
05 Nov 2020
Hydrofluoric acid is very corrosive, highly irritating and poisonous. Hydrofluoric acid burns can be severe and extremely painful, causing extensive damage or even death. Uses Some uses and sources...
WorkSafe
Bulletin
19 Oct 2020
ThinkSafe is the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety’s flagship online publication for workplace safety and health in Western Australia. ThinkSafe magazine - September 2020 ThinkSafe...
WorkSafe
Newsletter
01 Oct 2020
Use this form to notify WorkSafe of the removal of any amount of friable asbestos.
WorkSafe
Form – notification
22 Sep 2020
Asbestos has recently been found in friction wear plates in the suspension systems of rail carriages. The new rail carriages were purchased between 2007 and 2014 and were imported from China. They...
WorkSafe
Alert
21 Sep 2020
In July 2016 asbestos was found in composite roof panels at the new Perth Children’s Hospital. The roof panels were imported from China and classified as “asbestos free”, but testing by a National...
WorkSafe
Alert
21 Sep 2020
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 legal requirement to de-energise and isolate all...
WorkSafe
Alert
17 Sep 2020
In April 2020, a worker was transferring compressed air from one air receiver (pressure vessel) to a second air receiver that was mounted on a frame for transportation with a forklift. The second air...
WorkSafe
Alert
17 Sep 2020
WorkSafe has identified instances where demolition work was conducted without first removing asbestos-containing materials. Recently, workers may have been exposed to asbestos while carrying out...
WorkSafe
Alert
17 Sep 2020
2020 ​ Safety alert 01/2020 - Worker electrocuted in roof space Safety alert 02/2020 - Pressure vessel failure injures worker Safety alert 03/2020 - Exposure to asbestos during demolition works...
WorkSafe
Alert
17 Sep 2020
In March 2020, a young worker was assaulted during a robbery by three males at a 24-hour service station. The worker was new to the job and was working alone for the duration of the night shift. At...
WorkSafe
Alert
17 Sep 2020
Despite all sporting, horse riding industry and education bodies promoting the use of safety approved riding helmets, it has been found that some cattle stations are allowing station hands to ride...
WorkSafe
Alert
17 Sep 2020
Medical practitioners undertaking health surveillance are required to have an understanding of the potential adverse health effects of inorganic arsenic and to use their clinical knowledge to advise...
WorkSafe
Guide / handbook
08 Sep 2020
An up to date list of those licenced to perform unrestricted asbestos work in accordance with Part 5 of the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996.
WorkSafe
Directory
03 Sep 2020
Directory of licensed demolition contractors
WorkSafe
Information
03 Sep 2020
Directory of assessors for high risk work licences.
WorkSafe
Directory
03 Sep 2020
This directory contains licence holders licensed to perform all restricted asbestos work in accordance with Part 5 of the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996. Please refer to the Licence...
WorkSafe
Information
03 Sep 2020

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