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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
This information is designed to help WA organisations and their associated workforces (including volunteers) understand the new Work Health and Safety laws. Who is an officer under WHS? The role and influence a person has in a business determines if they are an officer under the WHS Act. Broadly,...
Main responsibilities and duties under WHS
This information is designed to help WA organisations and their associated workforces (including volunteers) understand the new Work Health and Safety laws. Amendments to Work Health and Safety (General) Regulations 2022 (WHS General Regulations) and Work Health and Safety (Mines) Regulations 2022...
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. The WHS Act and accompanying regulations came into effect on 31 March 2022. Download the Act Download the Regulations WHS publications and...
Work health and safety laws
The regulator can grant a group of people an exemption from complying with a regulation of the Work Health and Safety Regulations. These are referred to as a class exemptions. It is important to read class exemptions closely to see if they apply to you, and if you cannot meet all of the conditions...
Class exemptions
A 'notifiable incident' means: the death of a person; or a serious injury or illness of a person; or a dangerous incident . Need to report a notifiable incident? Preserve the site and contact WorkSafe immediately . The Work Health and Safety Act 2020 introduced the term ‘person conducting a...
Report an incident
Petroleum and geothermal operations have an additional notifiable requirement to report ‘notifiable occurrences’ A ‘notifiable occurrence’ is an unplanned event or situation that results in, or has the potential to result in, injury, ill health, damage or loss. An incident should first be assessed...
Report an incident
Petroleum and geothermal energy operations have two further notification requirements. They need to report ‘ notifiable occurrences ’ and additional ‘dangerous incidents’. The definition of a ‘ dangerous incident ’ is expanded to include: the collapse, overturning or collision of any marine vessel...
Report an incident

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This Guide has been developed to provide operators with assistance to meet their obligations for effective risk assessment and management, including operational risk assessments (ORAs).
WorkSafe
Guide / handbook
18 Jan 2024
This guide provides operators with assistance to meet their obligations when developing leading and lagging indicators for their facilities and operations.
WorkSafe
Guide / handbook
18 Jan 2024
The purpose of this guide is to provide advice to diving contractors on the preparation and lodgement requirements of diving start-up notices in accordance with the WHS Act and WHS PAGEO Regulations...
WorkSafe
Guide / handbook
13 Feb 2024
The purpose of this guide is to assist operators in identifying effective control measures of hazards that have the potential to cause major accident events (MAEs) and the development of performance...
WorkSafe
Guide / handbook
18 Jan 2024
This guide provide operators with assistance to meet their obligations for effective bridging and simultaneous operations (SIMOPS) documentation.
WorkSafe
Guide / handbook
18 Jan 2024
This guide provides operators with assistance to meet their obligations for reducing the risks associated with facilities and operations so far as is reasonably practicable (SFAIRP).
WorkSafe
Guide / handbook
26 Mar 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
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
The Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety – Consumer Protection Division (Consumer Protection) has undertaken a review of the Petroleum Retailers Rights and Liabilities Act 1982...
Consumer Protection
Reports
04 Dec 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

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
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

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