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Nominations now open

Nominate now to be a part of the 2021 Work Health and Safety Excellence Awards. Entries close 4 June 2021.

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Online reporting

WorkSafe has introduced an online service to enable employers to report specific workplace injuries and diseases.

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COVID-19 coronavirus

Find out more about novel coronavirus (COVID19) and your workplace.

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Announcements & Publications

Clean up after cyclones, storms or floods - information...

It's important for employers and workers to be prepared for the risks associated with cleaning up after a natural disaster. This publication has important...

Template - National Strategic Plan for Asbestos Awareness...

A template for reporting to the department (DMIRS) is under development.  Below are some frequently asked questions to assist government organisations to...

WorkSafe charges shed company over worker fall death

WorkSafe has commenced prosecution action against a shed building company and its director over the fall death of a worker and the serious injury of another...

Nominations open for Work Health and Safety Excellence...

Nominations are now open for the prestigious 2021 Work Health and Safety Excellence Awards, celebrating safety across Western Australian workplaces. WorkSafe...

Mentally healthy workplaces - Podcasts and videos

The department's mental health and wellbeing inspectors have developed a series of  resources on workplace mental health and wellbeing. The concepts...

Work health and safety excellence awards 2021 -...

This document provides essential information to assist you with your Work Health and Safety Excellence Awards submission.   Further information 2021 Work...

Industry checklist - horse stables

WorkSafe has produced this document to increase awareness of safety issues around horse racing stables and highlight the importance of appropriate systems of...

Safety alerts directory

2021 Safety alert 01/2021 - Service mechanic sustained serious hand injuries when struck by radiator fan blades on a generator Safety alert 02/2021 -...

Safety alert 03/2021 - Elevating work platform structural...

In November 2020, two workers were in the process of tree lopping in a truck-mounted elevating work platform (EWP) when the boom-type EWP suffered a major...

Safety alert 02/2021 - Employee receives electrical shock...

In September 2020, a bar attendant at a hotel received an electric shock while attempting to turn off a glass washer that was overflowing. The glass washer...

Safety alert 1/2021 - Service mechanic sustained serious...

Note: The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety's investigation is ongoing. Information contained in the safety alert is based on findings at...

Safety bulletin - 01/2021 - Hazards associated with the...

On 11 January 2021, the Department received a report of an incident at a mine site where an electronic cigarette (vape) battery spontaneously ignited in a...

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