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Workers in the liquor retail industry are at most risk of suffering manual handling injuries such as strains and sprains from lifting and carrying loads
WorkSafe
Bulletin
19 Jul 2016
Manual handling is the most common hazard in the tyre retailing industry, and employees are at most risk when moving and working with tyres.
WorkSafe
Bulletin
21 May 2014
This guide outlines a range of work practices and principles of work place design that, when used in combination can significantly reduce the incidence and severity of armed robbery.
WorkSafe
Guide / handbook
21 May 2014
This document provides guidance for m ain contractors and people with control of construction work on the requirements of the regulations relating to the provision of information, consultation,...
WorkSafe
Guide / handbook
21 May 2014
This document provides guidance for designers on the requirements of the regulations relating to the provision of information, consultation, planning, documentation and other measures to ensure...
WorkSafe
Guide / handbook
21 May 2014
This document provides guidance for clients on the requirements of the regulations relating to the provision of information, consultation, planning, documentation and other measures to ensure occupational safety and health in the building and construction industry.
WorkSafe
Guide / handbook
21 May 2014
The guide is designed to assist in the development and implementation of a smoke-free workplace policy.
WorkSafe
Information
21 May 2014
This industry safety standard provides practical assistance for designers, manufacturers, suppliers and users of post drivers.
WorkSafe
Guide / handbook
21 May 2014
This industry safety standard provides practical assistance for designers, manufacturers, suppliers and users of grain augers. Occupational health and safety regulations require the control of risk...
WorkSafe
Guide / handbook
20 May 2014
All people carrying out ‘construction work’ must complete a construction induction training course as prescribed under the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996.
WorkSafe
Information
21 May 2014

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Announcements

Monday 5 June 2017 is the Western Australia day public holiday. Employers in the state industrial relations system can check their employment obligations for this public holiday on the Pay rates for public holidays page or contact Wageline for more information.
Labour Relations
Department News
29 May 2017
Do you know the requirements for meal breaks? Most WA awards outline requirements for meal breaks, for example, when and how they may be taken, the duration of the break, and what pay rates apply if a meal break is delayed to suit the requirements of the workplace. Employers should check the meal break provisions in the relevant WA award summaries for this information. If the employee is covered...
Labour Relations
Department News
12 May 2017
The Wageline Newsletter record keeping edition has been published today. The text of the Newsletter is below. This edition features information on the record keeping requirements and the penalites that apply to employers who fail to keep employment records. Wageline Newsletter is an email service which provides updates on: increases to the state minimum wage and WA award rates of pay other...
Labour Relations
Department News
08 May 2017
Over the last few months Wageline has seen a steady increase in the amount of queries on how to make a complaint about underpayment of employment entitlements. It is important for employers to be aware of their employment rights and obligations. The consequences for getting this wrong can be costly for employers. Employers who are unsure of employment obligations should visit the Finding the...
Labour Relations
Department News
01 May 2017
The Anzac Day public holiday is on Tuesday 25 April 2017. Do you know your employment obligations for this public holiday? If an employee is covered by a WA award, check the relevant award on the WA award summaries page of our website. Information about public holidays for state system award free employees is available on the Pay rates for public holidays page of our website or for more...
Labour Relations
Department News
19 Apr 2017
Easter is here this weekend. Do you know your employment obligations? The Western Australian public holidays for the 2017 Easter period are: Good Friday - Friday 14 April 2017 Easter Monday - Monday 17 April 2017 Visit the Easter 2017 public holiday arrangement page for: An overview of the Easter public holiday payment arrangements for state system employers and employees Detailed information on...
Labour Relations
Department News
12 Apr 2017
Over the past few weeks the Department of Commerce has been conducting a proactive compliance campaign about the employment of children in the fast food industry. The campaign was a success with 975 fast food employers and head offices of franchise groups across the Perth metropolitan area provided with an information pack about the employment of children under the Children and Community Services...
Labour Relations
Department News
07 Apr 2017
The regional dates for the Queen’s Birthday public holiday for 2017 have now been published - visit the Regional dates for the Queen's Birthday public holiday page. In all other areas of WA the Queen’s Birthday public holiday will be held on Monday 25 September 2017.
Labour Relations
Department News
27 Mar 2017
The Wageline Newsletter March 2017 edition has been published today. This edition features information on the Easter public holidays and a range of articles featuring the Employment of children in the fast food industry and common questions employers ask Wageline. Wageline Newsletter is an email service which provides updates on: increases to the state minimum wage and WA award rates of pay other...
Labour Relations
Department News
21 Mar 2017
The fast food industry is a major employer of young workers. The Department of Commerce is currently undertaking a proactive compliance campaign in the fast food industry across the Perth metropolitan area to ensure compliance with the provisions of the Children and Community Services Act 2004 which regulates the employment of children under the age of 15 years. All employers in Western Australia...
Labour Relations
Department News
21 Mar 2017

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