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These information sheets provide information on how human factors can contribute to a sequence of events that lead to a major incident and how the inclusion of human factors can assist major hazard facility operations. Case study chemical release This case study is based on the fire and a series of...
Human factors
Information sheets provide concise information about legislation, safety and work practices and answers to common questions or how to do instructions. Focus on compliance Construction site security: Unauthorised access Fire risk from transparent bottles containing clear liquids stored in direct...
Information sheets
These guides describe practical measure that can be taken to prevent or minimise the risk of harm and contribute to the overall state of knowledge regarding hazards, risks and controls. Overviews of the WHS laws Western Australia's Work Health and Safety Act 2020 Overview of Western Australia's...
Guides
The department has produced a series of podcasts as part of Safe Work Month 2022 – think psychological – think safety. This series cover a wide range of topics such as asbestos safety, psychosocial hazards, silicosis, consultation and agriculture.
Health and safety podcasts
The WHS Act provides for the establishment of the: WorkSafe Commissioner Chief Inspector of Mines Chief Inspector Petroleum Safety Work Health and Safety Commission (WHSC) Mining and Petroleum Advisory Committee (MAPAC) Work Health and Safety Tribunal . Work Health and Safety Commission The Work...
About WorkSafe
These publications are designed to help WA organisations and their associated workforces (including volunteers) understand the new Work Health and Safety laws. Statement of Regulatory Intent This Statement from the regulator provides the principles for the regulatory approach that WorkSafe (...
Work health and safety laws
This information is designed to help WA organisations and their associated workforces (including volunteers) understand the Work Health and Safety laws. A WHS service provider is a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) that provides work health and safety services to another business...
Main responsibilities and duties under WHS
Who is considered a worker? Under the Work Health and Safety Act 2020 a worker is any person who carries out work for a PCBU, including work as an employee, contractor, subcontractor, self-employed person, outworker, apprentice or trainee, work experience student, employee of a labour hire company...
Main responsibilities and duties under WHS
The WHS Act and accompanying regulations came into effect on 31 March 2022. Download the Act Download the regulations This information is designed to help WA organisations and their associated workforces (including volunteers) understand the new Work Health and Safety laws. Short video animations...
Main responsibilities and duties under WHS
This information is designed to help WA organisations and their associated workforces (including volunteers) understand the Work Health and Safety laws. How does the WHS Act describe volunteers and volunteer organisations? The WHS Act describes a volunteer as a person who acts on a voluntary basis...
Main responsibilities and duties under WHS

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Excavation of a pipeline within a compressor station for the purpose of inspecting the coating integrity resulted in an excavator damaging the pipeline coating. The incident was exacerbated by a lack...
WorkSafe
Alert
25 Jan 2024
During works at a compressor station, an excavator struck and fractured a 2 inch diameter utility line. Fortunately, no ignition occurred nor were there any injuries. However, the compressor station...
WorkSafe
Alert
25 Jan 2024
A side-boom was working in tandem with a second side-boom to move a pipeline segment into a trench. The working side of the trench had been elevated by placing the spoil on that side. The segment...
WorkSafe
Alert
25 Jan 2024
This presentation is based on the content presented at the 2016 Human Factors Forum.
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
This Guide has been developed to provide an overview of the processes for the decommissioning and management of ageing assets in relation to onshore and offshore petroleum and geothermal energy...
WorkSafe
Guide / handbook
18 Jan 2024
This Guide has been developed to provide operators with assistance to develop and submit a facility design case (FDC), and recognise when an FDC is warranted. You should use this Guide if you are:...
WorkSafe
Guide / handbook
13 Feb 2024
This guide provides operators with assistance to meet their obligations for effective involvement of workers under the requirements for: the duty to consult with workers on matters concerning health...
WorkSafe
Guide / handbook
13 Feb 2024
This guide provides operators with assistance to meet their obligations for validation of proposed operations and proposed significant changes to operations as set out in the Work Health and Safety (...
WorkSafe
Guide / handbook
18 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 4 October 2023), the average price of Perth’s regular unleaded petrol (ULP) will increase by over 30 cents per...
Consumer Protection
Media release
03 Oct 2023
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 27 September 2023), the average price of Perth’s regular unleaded petrol (ULP) will increase by 29 cents per...
Consumer Protection
Media release
26 Sep 2023
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 20 September 2023), the average price of Perth’s regular unleaded petrol (ULP) will increase by 30 cents per...
Consumer Protection
Media release
19 Sep 2023
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 13 September 2023), the average price of Perth’s regular unleaded petrol (ULP) will increase by 31 cents per...
Consumer Protection
Media release
12 Sep 2023
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 6 September 2023), the average price of Perth’s regular unleaded petrol (ULP) will increase by 31 cents per...
Consumer Protection
Media release
05 Sep 2023
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 30 August 2023), the average price of Perth’s regular unleaded petrol (ULP) will increase by 31 cents per...
Consumer Protection
Media release
29 Aug 2023
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 23 August 2023), the average price of regular unleaded petrol (ULP) will increase by 30 cents per litre (cpl)...
Consumer Protection
Media release
22 Aug 2023
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 16 August 2023), the average price of regular unleaded petrol (ULP) will increase by 30 cents per litre (cpl)...
Consumer Protection
Media release
15 Aug 2023
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 9 August 2023), the average price of regular unleaded petrol (ULP) will increase by 28 cents per litre (cpl)...
Consumer Protection
Media release
08 Aug 2023
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 2 August 2023), the average price of regular unleaded petrol (ULP) will increase by 27 cents per litre (cpl)...
Consumer Protection
Media release
01 Aug 2023

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