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Proceedings for an offence against the WHS Act can only be brought by the regulator or public service officer working in the Department. Industrial manslaughter offences may only be brought by the Director of Public Prosecutions. Health and safety duty offences [sections 30A-33] The WHS Act...
About WorkSafe
Australian Standards and Australian/New Zealand Standards (Australian Standards) are developed by an independent organisation called Standards Australia. It prepares and publishes voluntary technical and commercial standards which are sometimes adopted by work health and safety regulations...
Australian Standards
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. WorkSafe policies These policies support the Statement of Regulatory Intent and provide a framework for how decisions by the regulator and...
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

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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
26 Mar 2024
This Guide has been developed to provide operators with assistance to meet their obligations for inspection, testing and maintenance of the equipment and hardware that are the physical control...
WorkSafe
Guide / handbook
18 Jan 2024
This guide has been developed to provide operators with assistance to meet their obligations for effective emergency planning required under the Work Health and Safety (Petroleum and Geothermal...
WorkSafe
Guide / handbook
18 Jan 2024
This guide provides operators with assistance to meet their obligations for continual and systematic improvement of their safety management system (SMS). Audits and review are important for effective...
WorkSafe
Guide / handbook
18 Jan 2024
This Guide has been developed to provide operators with assistance to meet the requirements for management of change (MoC) within their safety management system (SMS).
WorkSafe
Guide / handbook
18 Jan 2024
This guide has been developed to provide operators with assistance to meet their obligations when managing dangerous goods and hazardous chemicals in petroleum and geothermal energy operations. It...
WorkSafe
Guide / handbook
18 Jan 2024
This Guide has been developed to provide operators with assistance to meet their obligations for effective hazard identification within their operations.
WorkSafe
Guide / handbook
18 Jan 2024
The purpose of this Guide is to provide advice to licensees and operators of all onshore and offshore petroleum, pipeline and geothermal energy facilities for nomination and registration of an...
WorkSafe
Guide / handbook
18 Jan 2024
This guide provides operators with assistance for effective records management and document control. There are specific requirements for record keeping in the Work Health and Safety (Petroleum and...
WorkSafe
Guide / handbook
18 Jan 2024

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Announcements

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
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 July 2023), the average price of regular unleaded petrol (ULP) will increase by 29 cents per litre (cpl) to...
Consumer Protection
Media release
25 Jul 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 19 July 2023), the average price of regular unleaded petrol (ULP) will increase by 30 cents per litre (cpl) to...
Consumer Protection
Media release
18 Jul 2023

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