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Safety and health reps

Safety and health representatives play a vital role in keeping WA workplaces safe.

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Online reporting of...

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

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Licensing and applications

Applying for or renewing a High Risk Work Licence? Looking for accredited trainers or assessors? Registering plant? Seeking a...

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WorkSafe

Announcements & Publications

Inspection program looks at scaffold safety

WorkSafe is undertaking a proactive inspection program to look at safety issues with scaffolding across the State. The program will continue for the next...

Health care - Violence and aggression incident...

This checklist designed for employees, OSH Representatives or supervisors in the health care industry to assist with investigation of incidents resulting...

Inspection program uncovers safety concerns in takeaway...

A proactive inspection program undertaken by WorkSafe to look at safety in takeaway food outlets has uncovered serious concerns with hazardous substances....

WorkSafe wins appeal on inadequate penalty

WorkSafe has successfully appealed a penalty given to a trucking company in December 2016 and it has been increased considerably. Cleveland Freightlines Pty...

Quick stats

Quick stats are snapshots of WA workplace injury and disease hotspots.

Fact sheet - Driving commercial vehicles

This fact sheet provides an overview of the legislative requirements for fatigue management for commercial vehicle drivers. Duties for the person...

Inspection program looks at asbestos in plant

WorkSafe is conducting a proactive inspection program to look for the presence of asbestos in plant and machinery. The program will look at a wide range of...

OSH newsletter – Asbestos in Plant and Equipment

This occupational safety and health (OSH) newsletter has been developed to provide information and assistance to workplaces that import plant and equipment...

New WorkSafe Western Australia Commissioner

As of January 1 2018, for the period to  March 31 2018, the State has a new WorkSafe WA Commissioner. Ian Munns has commenced in the position after previous...

Health surveillance notification form: Other

Occupational Safety and Health Regulation 5.23 & 5.24 - where no specific health surveillance form is available, Appointed Medical Practitioners should...

Inorganic Chromium health surveillance form

Appointed Medical Practitioners should use this form when supervising health surveillance on workers working with inorganic chromium and return the completed...

New workplace kit tackles prevention of slips and trips

WA’s Commission for Occupational Safety and Health has released a new online kit to help workplaces prevent slips and trips and meet their responsibilities...

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