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Have your say

The Western Australian Government is seeking your comment on proposals to modernise Western Australia’s WHS laws.

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Making construction safer

WorkSafe has released fact sheets for the construction industry regarding preventing manual task injuries.

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Working in roof spaces

Turn off, lockout, be safe – new laws apply if you work in the roof space of a house – for more information see our guidance note.

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Announcements & Publications

Scientific testing and analysis services - Checklist

This checklist has been developed to highlight safety issues in workplaces where scientific testing and analysis is carried out and provides information on...

Machinery and Equipment Repair and Maintenance checklist

This checklist has been developed to highlight safety issues in machinery and equipment repair and maintenance workplaces and provides information on how to...

Inspection program looks at sports and recreation facilities

WorkSafe is conducting a proactive inspection program to look at safety issues in WA’s sports and recreation activity workplaces. The program will continue...

Sports and recreation clubs checklist

This checklist has been developed to highlight workplace safety issues in sports and recreation clubs and provides information on how to best manage those...

Another warning on falsified High Risk Work Licences

WorkSafe has issued a further warning to carefully check High Risk Work Licences after discovering another falsified licence. WorkSafe WA Commissioner Ian...

Best practice guidance for reducing health risk for...

This fact sheet has been prepared by the Department of Health and the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety to provide information and best...

Racist signs condemned by DMIRS

Racist signage at Pinjin Station has been condemned by the department The posting of racist signs in Pinjin in the Goldfields is resoundingly condemned by...

Modernising work health and safety laws in WA

The Western Australian Government is seeking your comments on the proposals to modernise Western Australia’s WHS laws. Background On 12 July 2017, the...

Safety alert 06/2018 - Worker injured by ammonia during...

WorkSafe investigated an incident where a worker was exposed to high pressure ammonia refrigerant while working next to a live refrigeration unit. The worker...

Safety alert 05/2018 - Worker receives multiple foot...

An operator dismounted the reach truck forklift he was driving, while the plant was still moving. He tripped forward towards the ground, breaking his fall by...

New regulations - Electricity must be switched off before...

New regulations have come into effect which requires electricity to be switched off before people enter the roof space.  To assist workers in notifying...

Safety alert 04/2018 - Worker fatally injured during...

WorkSafe is investigating an incident with preliminary evidence indicating an employee, who was fatally injured, may have been struck in the head by a 48...

WorkSafe education resources
WorkSafe fatigue management
WorkSafe High Risk Work Licence
Work Health and Safety Legislation Reform
Prevent slips and trips in the workplace
Occupational Safety and Health Act and Regulations