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Announcements & Publications

WorkSafe looks at safety issues for commercial vehicle...

WorkSafe is conducting a proactive inspection program to look at safety issues for commercial vehicle drivers. The program will continue until the end of the...

Inspection program in scientific testing workplaces has...

A proactive inspection program undertaken by WorkSafe to look at safety in workplaces where scientific testing takes place has returned encouraging results...

Inspection program in machinery repairs uncovers safety...

A proactive inspection program undertaken by WorkSafe to look at safety in workplaces where machinery and equipment is repaired has uncovered concerns with...

Changes to the definition of 'commercial vehicle'

On 18 June 2019, amendments to the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 (OSH Regulations) were Gazetted.  The Occupational Safety and Health...

Manual tasks solutions - Electricians

Tasks carried out by electricians can increase the risk of musculoskeletal injuries such as sprains and strains due to awkward postures, repetitive actions...

WorkSafe lays charges in Ballantine case

WorkSafe is prosecuting four parties over the death of 17-year-old Wesley Ballantine, who fell through a void in the roof of an internal atrium at the old...

WorkSafe looks at safety issues in glass product...

WorkSafe is conducting a proactive inspection program to look at safety issues in glass product manufacturing workplaces across WA. The program will continue...

Spotlight on silica in proactive inspection program

WorkSafe has been conducting a proactive inspection program to look at safety and health issues in stone benchtop fabricators. The program will be conducted...

Safety alert 03/2019 Second fatal incident involving a...

WorkSafe is investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatality involving a bogged vehicle.  It is alleged that: it occurred while workers were recovering...

Stone benchtop fabrication and installation - Checklist

The department has developed a checklist for employers and workers engaged in the fabrication and installation of stone benchtops.  This checklist highlights...

Industry checklist - Orchards safety and health checklist

Use this easy-to-follow checklist to rate potential hazards and risks on your property and to help you control and prevent the risk of serious injury or...

ThinkSafe magazine continues to raise awareness

The second edition of the department’s ThinkSafe magazine is now available online. In this edition, key articles include information on the new FIFO code of...

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