Government sector employers


This page contains frequently asked questions about vaping. Is vaping hazardous? Yes, vaping can be hazardous. The nature of the hazard will depend upon factors such as the liquid used in the e-cigarette and the health status of the individual. In 2019, there were 2290 cases of lung injury...
Following the 12th fatality in 12 months in the Western Australian agricultural industry, WorkSafe Commissioner Darren Kavanagh announced an Inquiry and appointed an Independent Inquirer . The Inquiry will consider a range of issues and recommendations on matters that affect the safety performance...
Information sessions and workshops
These terms and conditions of entry apply to all entrants in all categories for the Work Health and Safety Excellence Awards, Western Australia. The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (the Department) will administer the Work Health and Safety Excellence Awards. Entry for the Work...
Work Safety Awards
Submissions for the 2022 Work Health and Safety Excellence Awards are now closed. These awards recognise outstanding solutions and innovations to specific workplace health and safety problems in Western Australia. For the purpose of these awards, “innovation” is broadly defined as either a new...
Work Safety Awards
Public Sector CSA Agreement 2021 The Public Sector CSA Agreement 2021 (GA9) was registered in the Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission (WAIRC) on 24 September 2021. The Agreement commences operation on 21 September 2021 and expires on 12 June 2022. A copy of the Agreement is available...
Conversion to permanency
Patricia Blake January 2023 - Current Patricia Blake (known as Trish) became Commissioner for Consumer Protection and Executive Director for Consumer Protection in January 2023. Prior to becoming Commissioner Trish has been the Director of Retail and Services within Consumer Protection and worked...
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Code of practice - Occupational safety and health in Western Australian public sector Workplace Safety and Health for CEOs Public Sector Safety, Health and Injury Management Public Sector Circular relevant to Public Sector OSH OSH in Regional Local Government checklist Local government - Frequently...
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Consumer Protection has one metropolitan Perth office and six regional locations in Western Australia. Need to submit a payment? Cashier counter services are located at the Cannington office , you can lodge payments for: tenancy bonds; licence and registration applications; and associations,...
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The following is a list of active public sector awards and agreements. This list is maintained by Government Sector Labour Relations. Whilst every attempt is made to ensure that information contained on this page is up to date, the accuracy, currency and reliability of information cannot be...
Awards and agreements
Government Sector Labour Relations is the steward of the public sector labour relations system. It fulfils this responsibility through developing cross-sector policies, sharing information via circulars, overseeing the negotiation of public sector industrial agreements, and updating awards. GSLR...



This information is provided to guide local government officers as to WorkSafe’s legislation, guidance and general approach in relation to asbestos. Responses relate to work with asbestos at...
25 Nov 2019
This document was developed to assist in the investigation of slips, trip and falls in the workplace.
22 May 2014
WorkSafe has produced this document to assist workplaces in identifying the safety issues involved with asbestos and highlight the importance of appropriate systems of work and safety management...
30 Jul 2019
WorkSafe has produced this checklist to assist you in inspecting your workplace in regards to evacuation and first aid. Although the checklists do not cover all the requirements under workplace safety and health laws, they will give you a better idea of whether your workplace meets basic standards of safety. They will also assist in laying the foundation for a safety and health management system at your workplace.
10 Jan 2023
This checklist covers both requirements for hazardous substances under the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 and general chemical safety.
20 May 2014


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