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

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

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Announcements & Publications

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...

Safety alert 08/2018 Worker crushed by falling gate

WorkSafe is investigating an incident in which a worker suffered serious crush injuries as a result of a large metal sliding gate falling on him.  The...

Quad bikes in workplaces - guide

Quad bikes in workplaces guide outlines the legal requirements for those operating or in charge of workplaces where quad bikes are used and will assist...

Safety alert 10/2018 Advertisers standing near roadways,...

Employees standing near traffic along roadways, roundabouts and in parking areas while holding or ‘flapping’ advertising billboards can be exposed to a...

Aged care and other residential care facilities:...

The Western Australian occupational safety and health laws require employers to take care of the safety and health of their workers and others at the...

(Archived) Review Process Summary – Develop Work Health...

THIS DOCUMENT IS NO LONGER CURRENT AND IS AVAILABLE ON THE WEBSITE FOR HISTORICAL PURPOSES ONLY. The public comment period on the Work Health and Safety...

Site supervisor fined $10,000 over serious injury to worker

A site supervisor at a land development company has been fined $10,000 (and ordered to pay $1172.50 in costs) over an incident in 2018 in which a worker was...

Metal fabrication company fined $600,000 over burns to...

A Welshpool sheet metal fabrication company has been handed one of the highest ever fines under WA’s workplace safety laws. PGQW Pty Ltd– previously known as...

Work Health and Safety Excellence Awards 2021 booklet

The Work Health and Safety Excellence Awards were held at Optus Stadium on 22 October 2021. Find out about the finalist in this prestigious event in the Work...

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