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ThinkSafe is WorkSafe’s flagship online publication for workplace health and safety in Western Australia. Below is the list of all the editions of the magazine. ThinkSafe magazine : May 2024 ThinkSafe magazine : May 2023 ThinkSafe magazine : July 2022 ThinkSafe magazine : September 2021 ThinkSafe...
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Actions in the priority areas will include the following approaches: Information and awareness Why is this important? It is important to address the perception in some parts of the community that WHS conflicts with business productivity. Many businesses (especially small businesses) want clearer...
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Priority four sets out WorkSafe's key priorities in regards to consultation and representation. Intent Increase understanding of PCBU duties and the importance of consulting and involving workers in designing and implementing safe systems of work. Outcomes/ objectives ​ PCBUs engage in genuine...
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Priority three sets out WorkSafe's key priorities in regards to respiratory hazards. Intent Drive improvements in the workplace management of hazardous dusts and protect workers from harm. Outcomes/objectives Improves PCBU and worker awareness of the health risks of silica, asbestos and other...
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Priority two sets out WorkSafe's key priorities in regards to Psychosocial hazards. Intent Improve the management of psychosocial hazards in the workplace, and promote positive work practices supporting mental health and wellbeing. Outcomes/objectives Increased capability of PCBUs and workers to...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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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In 2021, two workers were involved in a near miss incident beneath a swinging suspended load while decommissioning part of a monopod offshore platform in the northern waters of Western Australia. The...
WorkSafe
Alert
28 Jun 2024
WorkSafe is aware of recent incidents where hydraulic fluid contamination has resulted in the uncontrolled movement of the basket on elevating work platforms (EWPs). This includes the loss of...
WorkSafe
Bulletin
01 Mar 2024
Consumer Protection's Year in Review 2022-23 outlines the major achievements from the financial year. [scald=11175:image_medium {"link":"https:\/\/ www.commerce.wa.gov.au \/sites\/default\/files\/...
Consumer Protection
Reports
26 Feb 2024
These transitional provisions apply from the commencement of the Work Health and Safety (Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Operations) Regulations 2022 (WHS PAGEO Regulations). Measures that transition...
WorkSafe
Information
19 Feb 2024
On 6 December 2016, an operator at a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) processing facility heard a loud noise coming from an area of the plant during start-up, following major maintenance works. The...
WorkSafe
Alert
25 Jan 2024
In November 2017, an electrical installation was de-energised in preparation for the disconnection of temporary power cables and reconnection of permanent power cables at a facility’s electrical...
WorkSafe
Alert
25 Jan 2024
Note: This bulletin is issued to raise awareness of potential suicide risk factors for personnel engaged in the resources sector. It is not intended as an instructional document on suicide prevention...
WorkSafe
Alert
25 Jan 2024
At a chemical manufacturing plant that produces hydrogen gas and other substances, a potential restriction in the feed line to a hydrogen-fired boiler was identified. Specialist contractors were...
WorkSafe
Alert
25 Jan 2024
Note: The Department of Energy, Mines, Indutsry Regulation and Safety’s investigation was ongoing. The information contained in this significant incident report is based on materials received,...
WorkSafe
Alert
25 Jan 2024
Note: The information contained in this significant incident report is based on materials received, knowledge and understanding at the time of writing. An operator at a dewatering spread was required...
WorkSafe
Alert
25 Jan 2024

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Motorists in Perth and Mandurah are advised to fill up now if they need to, with petrol prices set to rise tomorrow. After today motorists will likely have to wait a week before petrol prices are again at the bottom of the price cycle. FuelWatch reports that, from 6am tomorrow (Wednesday 17 July 2024), the average price of Perth’s regular unleaded petrol (ULP) will increase by over 32 cents per...
Consumer Protection
Media release
16 Jul 2024
Motorists in Perth and Mandurah are advised to fill up now if they need to, with petrol prices set to rise tomorrow. After today motorists will likely have to wait a week before petrol prices are again at the bottom of the price cycle. FuelWatch reports that, from 6am tomorrow (Wednesday 26 June 2024), the average price of Perth’s regular unleaded petrol (ULP) will increase by over 36 cents per...
Consumer Protection
Media release
25 Jun 2024
Motorists in Perth and Mandurah are advised to fill up now if they need to, with petrol prices set to rise tomorrow. After today motorists will likely have to wait a week before petrol prices are again at the bottom of the price cycle. FuelWatch reports that, from 6am tomorrow (Wednesday 19 June 2024), the average price of Perth’s regular unleaded petrol (ULP) will increase by 35 cents per litre...
Consumer Protection
Media release
18 Jun 2024
Motorists in Perth and Mandurah are advised to fill up now if they need to, with petrol prices set to rise tomorrow. After today motorists will likely have to wait a week before petrol prices are again at the bottom of the price cycle. FuelWatch reports that, from 6am tomorrow (Wednesday 12 June 2024), the average price of Perth’s regular unleaded petrol (ULP) will increase by over 35 cents per...
Consumer Protection
Media release
11 Jun 2024
Motorists in Perth and Mandurah are advised to fill up now if they need to, with petrol prices set to rise tomorrow. After today motorists will likely have to wait a week before petrol prices are again at the bottom of the price cycle. FuelWatch reports that, from 6am tomorrow (Wednesday 5 June 2024), the average price of Perth’s regular unleaded petrol (ULP) will increase by over 34 cents per...
Consumer Protection
Media release
04 Jun 2024
Motorists in Perth and Mandurah are advised to fill up now if they need to, with petrol prices set to rise tomorrow. After today motorists will likely have to wait a week before petrol prices are again at the bottom of the price cycle. FuelWatch reports that, from 6am tomorrow (Wednesday 29 May 2024), the average price of Perth’s regular unleaded petrol (ULP) will increase by over 32 cents per...
Consumer Protection
Media release
28 May 2024
Motorists in Perth and Mandurah are advised to fill up now if they need to, with petrol prices set to rise tomorrow. After today motorists will likely have to wait a week before petrol prices are again at the bottom of the price cycle. FuelWatch reports that, from 6am tomorrow (Wednesday 22 May 2024), the average price of Perth’s regular unleaded petrol (ULP) will increase by 33 cents per litre (...
Consumer Protection
Media release
21 May 2024
Motorists in Perth and Mandurah are advised to fill up now if they need to, with petrol prices set to rise tomorrow. After today motorists will likely have to wait a week before petrol prices are again at the bottom of the price cycle. FuelWatch reports that, from 6am tomorrow (Wednesday 15 May 2024), the average price of Perth’s regular unleaded petrol (ULP) will increase by over 32 cents per...
Consumer Protection
Media release
14 May 2024
Motorists in Perth and Mandurah are advised to fill up now if they need to, with petrol prices set to rise tomorrow. After today motorists will likely have to wait a week before petrol prices are again at the bottom of the price cycle. FuelWatch reports that, from 6am tomorrow (Wednesday 8 May 2024), the average price of Perth’s regular unleaded petrol (ULP) will increase by over 31 cents per...
Consumer Protection
Media release
07 May 2024
Motorists in Perth and Mandurah are advised to fill up now if they need to, with petrol prices set to rise tomorrow. After today motorists will likely have to wait a week before petrol prices are again at the bottom of the price cycle. FuelWatch reports that, from 6am tomorrow (Wednesday 1 May 2024), the average price of Perth’s regular unleaded petrol (ULP) will increase by 32 cents per litre (...
Consumer Protection
Media release
30 Apr 2024

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