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The way forward addresses WorkSafe's approach to emerging challenges including our aim, contributing factors, focus areas and new types of work. Aim Emerging challenges are recognised and addressed in a coordinated and collaborative fashion. Contributory factors New technology capabilities can...
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Read a brief outline of WorkSafe's vision, goals, role and key priorities. What is WorkSafe's vision for work health and safety? Healthy and safe workplaces in Western Australia. What is our goal? To reduce work-related fatalities by ten percent and reduce the incidence of serious injuries and...
About the strategy
WorkSafe: The way forward is a high-level three-year rolling strategy to guide WorkSafe’s efforts to influence the industry to reduce work-related fatalities, injuries and illnesses, going beyond day-to-day regulatory activities. The way forward will be implemented during the 2023-24 to 2025-26...
About the strategy
Guidelines provide more information on the requirements of legislation and detail good practice. Dealing with bullying at work - guideline Development of an operating manual for tailings storage - guideline Diesel transport, storage and refuelling underground - guideline Effective safety and health...
Guides
The Mines statutory positions register is used to validate an individual’s statutory position examination or certificate under the Work Health and Safety (Mines) Regulations 2022. Statutory positions are appointed by the person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) to carry out specific...
Statutory positions
Noise from agricultural tools and machinery can cause permanent hearing loss and tinnitus. Repeated exposure to noise will lead to permanent damage. The damage can occur gradually over a number of years and remain unnoticed until it is too late. Noise does not have to be painful to be doing damage...
Noise and vibration
Work-related violence and aggression is any incident where a person is threatened, attacked or physically assaulted in circumstances relating to their work. Work-related violence and aggression covers a broad range of actions and behaviours that create a risk to health and safety of workers. These...
Violence and aggression
Harassment is inappropriate and unreasonable behaviour which can involve physical, verbal and visual conduct including: material that is displayed in the workplace, for example, on a noticeboard material put on a computer, sent by email, SMS or put on a website, blog or on social networking verbal...
Violence and aggression
How can I comply with the work health and safety laws? Under the Work Health and Safety and Regulations 2022 (WHS Regulations), duty holders will be required to manage the risk of falls at workplaces, as prescribed by the following regulations: Regulation 78 Management of risk of fall Regulations...
Working at height
Our collection of powerpoint presentations are available to use in your workplace or to revisit a workshop you attended. Mining Applying Professor Quinlan's Ten pathways to death and disaster in WA's mining industry WorkSafe Mines Safety and Professor Michael Quinlan, author of Ten Pathways to...
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Publications

Pursuant to regulation 684 of the Work Health and Safety (Mines) Regulations 2022 (WHS Mines Regulations), I have determined on my own initiative to grant an exemption from the requirement that an...
WorkSafe
Information
06 Nov 2023
WorkSafe: The way forward 2023-24 to 2025-26 describes the goals, priority areas and measures of success for health and safety actions undertaken by WorkSafe. It provides an overview of the regulator...
WorkSafe
Plans
25 Mar 2024
Regulation 675UK of the Work Health and Safety (Mines) Regulations 2022 (WHS Mines Regulations) requires information about high risk mining activities at a mine to be notified to the regulator...
WorkSafe
Information
09 Jan 2024
WorkSafe Mines Safety and Professor Michael Quinlan, author of Ten Pathways to Death and Disaster hosted a series of free, interactive workshops on fatality prevention in the mining industry in...
WorkSafe
Information
04 Oct 2023
A person is eligible for a restricted quarry manager’s (non-explosives) (RQMNE) certificate if they can use these forms to demonstrate evidence of: Statement of experience: Restricted quarry manager...
WorkSafe
Template
17 Aug 2023
WorkSafe Mines Safety recognises that reporting an incident of sexual assault or sexual harassment can be a confronting and traumatic experience. This guidance is designed to provide you with...
WorkSafe
Information
31 Jul 2023
This report provides the findings of a Roadshow run by the WorkSafe Group (WorkSafe) of the Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) to explore existing practices for...
WorkSafe
Reports
04 Dec 2023
If you wish to apply for a new high risk work licence, you will be required to submit this form.
WorkSafe
Form – application
23 May 2024
If you are applying for an high risk work application follow these instructions.
WorkSafe
Information
27 Jul 2023
Use this application form to apply for one or more classes of high risk work to be added to your existing WA licence.
WorkSafe
Form – application
23 May 2024

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Announcements

Two new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) sheets are now available. The new FAQs cover digital identity and the WA Relationship Authorisation Manager (WARAM). The My Account FAQ has also been updated. The FAQs provide answers to common questions such as: What is a digital identity and why we need to protect it? What is the WARAM and how can it benefit our customers and their business ? Both new...
Corporate
Department News
29 Sep 2022
All inquiry recommendations pertaining to the State Government supported. Read more Media statement
WorkSafe
Alert
21 Sep 2022
The department has released a series of translated information on the WHS laws to assist vulnerable worker groups, including culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) populations. These information sheets are based on the WHS interpretative guidelines, the information sheets contain simplified wording providing people with guidance on the key concepts they need to understand, with hyperlinks...
WorkSafe
Department News
20 Jul 2022
The Work Health and Safety (Mines) Regulations 2022 create a duty for the mine operator to establish and implement a mine safety management system (MSMS). The MSMS is the primary means of ensuring safe operations by providing direction to everyone at a mine site. It must be in place before mining operations commence and also applies to exploration operations. To assist mine operators to establish...
WorkSafe
Department News
28 Jun 2022

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