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Priority one sets out WorkSafe's key priorities in regards to repeat hazard exposure. Intent Increase awareness of workplace hazards that can cause multiple and repeat fatalities and serious injuries, and drive the adoption of appropriate risk management strategies. Outcomes/objectives Duty holders...
Our key priorities
Learn how WorkSafe is planning to achieve the aims and goals of The way forward : Priority four Consultation and representation. Regulatory activities and outputs: Raise awareness and seek compliance Compliance strategy Adopt an outreach approach, with two dedicated support officers within Safety...
How we’ll get there
Learn how WorkSafe is planning to achieve the aims and goals of The way forward: Priority one: Repeat hazard exposure. Regulator activities and outputs: Raise awareness and seek compliance Compliance strategy Interrogate available data sources to better understand the causation factors, including...
How we’ll get there
Learn how WorkSafe is planning to achieve the aims and goals of The way forward: Priority two Psychosocial hazards. Regulatory activities and outputs: Raise awareness and seek compliance Compliance strategy Ensure the WHS regulatory framework has a consistent approach to psychosocial hazards,...
How we’ll get there
Learn how WorkSafe is planning to achieve the aims and goals of The way forward: Priority three Respiratory hazards . Regulatory activities and outputs: Raise awareness and seek compliance Compliance strategy Review and develop compliance tools (e.g. policies, procedures, templates, regulatory...
How we’ll get there
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...
About the strategy
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
A series of resources including interpretive guidelines, guides, and information sheets were developed to provide support and assistance to onshore and offshore petroleum, pipeline and geothermal energy operators to meet their commitments under the Work Health and Safety Act 2020 and Work Health...
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This presentation is based on the content resented at the 2019 Mines Safety roadshow in October 2019.
WorkSafe
Information
22 Jan 2024
This guide highlights the importance of integrating human factors (HF) into safety management systems (SMS) to reduce the likelihood and outcome of major incidents. Many operators are already taking...
WorkSafe
Guide / handbook
19 Jan 2024
This self-assessment tool and the guide to using the tool have been developed to assist petroleum and major hazard facility operators in designing and maintaining safety management systems that...
WorkSafe
Information
19 Jan 2024
Guildelines provide more information on the requirements of legislation and details good practice. Alcohol and other drugs at the workplace - guideline Dealing with bullying at work - guideline...
WorkSafe
Guidance note
14 Jun 2024
In 2023, WorkSafe received reports of two near miss incidents involving overhead bridge cranes. In each case, crane technicians used a scissor lift type of elevating work platform (EWP) to work at...
WorkSafe
Bulletin
01 Mar 2024
WorkSafe is aware of several recent incidents that resulted in people being exposed to asbestos where workers have conducted repairs on fire doors containing friable asbestos. Historically, fire...
WorkSafe
Bulletin
21 Dec 2023
During Safe Work Month 2023, WorkSafe held three forums which brought together experts on occupational health and hygiene, psychosocial hazards and agriculture. Below are the PowerPoint presentations...
WorkSafe
Information
14 Nov 2023
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
WorkSafe is aware of at least eight known asbestos exposure incidents, which occurred between June 2020 and April 2023. These directly related to asbestos containing flooring materials. These...
WorkSafe
Bulletin
21 Dec 2023

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