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Information on the new work health and safety laws is now available.

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Announcements & Publications

WorkSafe investigates death of shearer

WorkSafe is investigating the work-related death of a shearer at Katrine, between Northam and Toodyay. The man was reported to have been placing wool into a...

WorkSafe investigates death of farmer in Mid-West

WorkSafe is investigating the work-related death yesterday of a 72-year-old farmer at Maya in WA’s Mid-West, around 240km NNE of Perth. The man was reported...

Engineering company fined $200,000 over worker injury

A South Bayswater engineering company has been fined $200,000 (and ordered to pay $3320.50 in costs) over an incident in which a worker’s arm was amputated...

Drilling company fined $256,000 over death of worker

An exploration drilling company has been fined $256,000 (and ordered to pay $2363.50 in costs) over an incident in which a contractor died after being struck...

Draft Work Health and Safety regulations (exposure drafts...

The McGowan Government has released exposure drafts of regulations under the Work Health and Safety Act 2020 ahead of the commencement of major work health...

Accredited training course for safety and health...

The Commission for Occupational Safety and Health criteria for accreditation require each provider of an accredited training course for safety and health...

Changes to work health and safety laws timeline

On 15 December 2021, Minister Stephen Dawson MLC made a Brief Ministerial Statement in Parliament advising that the Work Health and Safety (WHS) laws will...

Commission for Occupational Safety and Health - Annual...

Construction company fined $320,000 in Ballantine fall case

A construction company has been fined $320,000 (and ordered to pay $22,212.45 in costs) over an incident in 2017 in which a young worker fell to his death....

Salini Australia Pty Ltd fined $200,000 over injury at...

A subcontractor on the Forrestfield Airport Link Project has been fined $200,000 (and ordered to pay $2847.50 in costs) over serious injuries suffered by a...

Information sheet - Family and domestic violence at the...

Employers have a duty of care under occupational safety and health laws (OSH) to ensure workers are not exposed to hazards in the workplace, as far as...

Working with pesticides - Overview

Pesticides are often classified as hazardous substances and can harm workers, other people or the environment if not used correctly. Pesticides are regulated...

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