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  1. Dangerous gas connection ‘fortunate’ to not cause serious injury

    This announcement is for:  Gas worker Home buyer / owner A registered gas fitter has been ordered to pay more than $10,000 for his potentially deadly connection of a natural gas cooker to a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) supply, which caused a fireball to ...

  2. Real estate agent fined for failing to cooperate with audit (Greg O’Farrell)

    This announcement is for:  Consumer Property industry A real estate agent has been fined $500 and ordered to pay costs of $553.90 by the Mandurah Magistrates Court for failing to cooperate with requests from the auditor during the termination audit of his ...

  3. Commissioner's Blog: Time to nominate for the Consumer Protection Awards

    This announcement is for:  Consumer Product safety Business / company With Commissioner for Consumer Protection David Hillyard I remember the first time we held the Consumer Protection Awards in 2004 and I’m proud that the annual event has become firmly f ...

  4. Christmas – New Year 2019–20 public holiday information

    This announcement is for:  Employer Employee / worker The Christmas/ New Year period is fast approaching and it is important to understand public holiday obligations for the festive season. This season's public holidays are: Christmas Day, Wednesday ...

  5. WorkSafe prosecutes building company involved in backpacker death

    This announcement is for:  Employee / worker Employer WorkSafe has initiated prosecution action against the building company that employed a labour hire backpacker who died as a result of a fall in 2016. WorkSafe’s investigation was conducted as a result ...

  6. Alert issued after scammers steal $70,000 by cloning a settlement agent email

    This announcement is for:  Consumer Home and business buyers as well as real estate and settlement agents in WA are urged to be on high alert after two payments totalling $70,000 meant for a Perth settlement agent were stolen by scammers. The scammers had ...

  7. Employee or subcontractor

    This announcement is for:  Employee / worker Employer It is important to understand the difference between whether a worker is an employee or a subcontractor as different obligations apply. For example, if a worker is legally an employee but they are inst ...

  8. WorkSafe investigates death of worker at Wootatting

    This announcement is for:  Employee / worker Employer WorkSafe is investigating the work-related death of a 63-year-old truck driver at a workplace in Wootatting (near York) yesterday. The man was believed to have been performing repair or maintenance wor ...

  9. Child care centre program reveals problems with hazardous substances

    This announcement is for:  Employee / worker Employer A proactive inspection program looking at safety issues in WA’s child care centres has revealed a widespread lack of risk assessment and training in hazardous substances. The program, which included bo ...

  10. Building surveyors fined $35,000 over unsafe fire approvals – Resolve Group Pty Ltd; Scott Michael Roberts; Kieran James Hunt

    This announcement is for:  Builder Building surveyor Consumer Tradesperson Home buyer / owner A Perth building surveying company and its two directors have been fined a total of $35,000 for negligence after signing off on three buildings that failed to me ...

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