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Announcements & Publications

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...

Safety alerts directory

2021 Safety alert 1/2021 - Service mechanic sustained serious hand injuries when struck by radiator fan blades on a generator 2020 ​Safety alert 01/2020 -...

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...

Doing business with the Department of Mines, Industry...

The Premier announced that Perth, Peel and the South West regions of WA will be entering a hard lockdown until 6.00pm, Friday 5 February 2021. While DMIRS is...

Cyclone contingency plans should be in place

With the season’s first cyclone forming off the North-West coast, businesses throughout the State have been reminded to ensure that contingency plans have...

Amendments to assist early detection of silicosis

Amendments to the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996, relating to health surveillance for workers exposed to respirable crystalline silica will...

Information sheet - Respiratory protective equipment -...

Employers are required to ensure that where fitted respirators are required to protect health, these are correctly fitted. Examples of fitted respirators ...

Warning to guard against heat stress at work

Workplaces have been reminded to guard against the effects of extreme temperatures as another week of summer heat hits the State. WorkSafe WA Commissioner...

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...

Mandurah glazing company fined $90,000 over serious...

A Mandurah glazing company has been fined $90,000 (and ordered to pay $3474.50 in costs) after a worker was seriously injured when he was trapped under...

Tunnel contractor fined $150,000 for failing to provide...

The main contractor for the Forrestfield Airport Link Project has been fined $150,000 (and ordered to pay $3,000 in costs) after a worker sustained major...

WorkSafe education resources
WorkSafe fatigue management
WorkSafe High Risk Work Licence
Work Health and Safety Legislation Reform

Workplace musculoskeletal framework and strategy

Occupational Safety and Health Act and Regulations