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High Risk Work Licences are valid for 5 years. If your application to renew is received before your licence expires you can continue to work, until a decision on the application is made. Applications to renew can be made up to 12 months after the licence expires. Follow these 3 steps to renew your...
Manage your existing high risk work licence
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A person conducting a business or undertaking must not direct or allow a worker to carry out construction work unless the worker has successfully completed general construction induction training and, if the worker completed the training more than 2 years previously, the worker has carried out...
Construction Induction Training
The Work Health and Safety (General) Regulations 2022 (WHS General Regulations) set out mandatory requirements for the provision of construction safety induction training, for a person conducting a business or undertaking ensuring that general construction induction training is provided to workers...
Construction Induction Training
A general construction induction training card (previously called a white card) remains valid as long as whoever it is issued to, remains consistently within the construction industry. Once training has been completed there is no mandatory requirement to repeat the training; if the holder leaves...
Construction Induction Training
Construction Induction Training cards (CIT) are supplied to an RTO on the condition that the CIT cards are only issued to candidates who provide evidence that they are located in Western Australia at the time of the assessment for the CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry...
Construction Induction Training
WorkSafe takes a systems based approach to the prevention of inappropriate workplace behaviours, such as bullying, harassment (including sexual harassment ) and workplace violence/aggression (including sexual assault ). WorkSafe inquiries focus on the systems in place at a workplace to prevent and...
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The Work Health and Safety Commission has developed codes of practice which focus on different areas where psychosocial as well physical harms may be experienced in a workplace. Violence and aggression at work code of practice The Violence and aggression at work code of practice focuses on the...
Mentally healthy workplaces
Employers, or persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU), have a duty under work health and safety (WHS) legislation to eliminate or, if that is not reasonably practicable, minimise the risks of COVID-19 at the workplace so far as is reasonably practicable. In addition to your obligations...
COVID 19 - Coronavirus
In 2017, work started on developing modernised work health and safety (WHS) laws in Western Australia which will be based on the national model Work Health and Safety Act (the model WHS Act). Below are historical documents relating to the development of the WHS laws in Western Australia 2017 Call...
Legislation, codes and guidance materials

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This information sheet provides general guidance for workers and persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) on how to manage the risk of falls at work under the new work health and safety...
WorkSafe
Information
18 Jul 2022
The person issued with a Provisional Improvement Notice (PIN), or their PCBU if they are a worker, can ask the regulator to appoint a WorkSafe inspector to review the PIN using this form. This...
WorkSafe
Form – application
03 Jun 2022
WorkSafe WA has developed a checklist for businesses and workers engaged in food delivery services. This checklist is most applicable for food delivery riders using bicycles, e-bikes, motor scooters...
WorkSafe
Checklist
18 May 2023
This information sheet provides health and safety representative (HSR) with information on their powers under the Work Health and Safety Act 2020 (WHS Act).
WorkSafe
Information
29 Nov 2022
This information sheet provides information on the election of health and safety representative (HSR) under the Work Health and Safety Act 2020 (WHS Act) to represent workers in work health and...
WorkSafe
Information
05 Apr 2022
This information sheet provides elected health and safety representative (HSR) with information on their powers under the Work Health and Safety Act 2020 (WHS Act) to issue PINs and stop unsafe work.
WorkSafe
Information
05 Apr 2022
This form is to be used to apply for a review of decisions under the following legislation: Work Health and Safety Act 2020 Work Health and Safety (General) Regulations 2022 Work Health and Safety (...
WorkSafe
Form – application
19 Jun 2023
This guide is designed to provide information and practical suggestions that may be helpful to you and others at a time when you are grieving and having to navigate legal and other processes...
WorkSafe
Guide / handbook
30 Mar 2022
Use this application guide to apply for a high risk work licence.
WorkSafe
Guide / handbook
23 Feb 2024
If you are a person conducting a business or undertaking such as a business owner or workplace operator (referred to in this guide as a PCBU), this guide is for you. It explains what your duties are...
WorkSafe
Guide / handbook
03 Jan 2023

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