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Workplace exposure standards for silica and coal dust halved

Workplace exposure standard for respirable crystalline silica halved to 0.05 milligrams per cubic metre effective today and respirable coal dust halved to 1...

Work Health and Safety Bill passes Upper House

The Work Health and Safety Bill 2019 was passed by the Legislative Council on 21 October 2020.  It is anticipated it will receive royal assent soon after...

WorkSafe investigates death at building site

WorkSafe is investigating the work-related death of a worker on a building site at Curtin University yesterday. It is believed that the death is related to...

Tyre company and director fined $70,000 over unsafe...

A tyre company and one of its directors have been fined a total of $70,000 (and ordered to pay $1,071 in costs) for failing to provide a safe work...

Proactive inspection program continues to look at silica

WorkSafe is continuing to look closely at workplaces in an effort to minimise the risk to WA workers of contracting the deadly disease silicosis. A proactive...

WorkSafe investigates two regional deaths

WorkSafe is investigating incidents leading to the deaths of two men in regional areas at the weekend. WorkSafe has been notified that a 55-year-old truck...

Safety alert 06/2020 - Station hands riding horses...

Despite all sporting, horse riding industry and education bodies promoting the use of safety approved riding helmets, it has been found that some cattle...

Safety alert 05/2020 - Young worker assaulted during...

In March 2020, a young worker was assaulted during a robbery by three males at a 24-hour service station. The worker was new to the job and was working alone...

Arsenic (inorganic) – Health surveillance – Information...

Medical practitioners undertaking health surveillance are required to have an understanding of the potential adverse health effects of inorganic arsenic and...

WorkSafe prosecutes companies over death of plumber

WorkSafe has commenced prosecution action against a plumbing company and a construction company over the drowning death of a plumber in 2018. Ryan and...

Code of Practice - Prevention of falls from height at...

Asbestos regulators and information sources

This document provides contact details for asbestos regulators and information sources.

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