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WHS Bill passes Parliament

The new Work Health and Safety Act will commence when the WHS regulations are finalised.

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Online reporting

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

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COVID-19 coronavirus

Find out more about novel coronavirus (COVID19) and your workplace.

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Announcements & Publications

Cyclone contingency plans should be in place

With the season’s first cyclone (TC Lucas) having formed off the North-West coast, businesses throughout the State have been reminded to ensure that...

Amendments to assist early detection of silicosis

Amendments to the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996, relating to health surveillance for workers exposed to respirable crystalline silica will...

Information sheet - Respiratory protective equipment -...

Employers are required to ensure that where fitted respirators are required to protect health, these are correctly fitted. Examples of fitted respirators ...

Warning to guard against heat stress at work

Workplaces have been reminded to guard against the effects of extreme temperatures as another week of summer heat hits the State. WorkSafe WA Commissioner...

Mandurah glazing company fined $90,000 over serious...

A Mandurah glazing company has been fined $90,000 (and ordered to pay $3474.50 in costs) after a worker was seriously injured when he was trapped under...

Tunnel contractor fined $150,000 for failing to provide...

The main contractor for the Forrestfield Airport Link Project has been fined $150,000 (and ordered to pay $3,000 in costs) after a worker sustained major...

WorkSafe successful in multiple prosecutions

WorkSafe has successfully prosecuted two companies and two individuals for breaches of the Occupational Safety and Health Act and Regulations. Warren James...

Waste recycling company fined $330,000 for gross...

A Bayswater waste recycling company has been fined a total of $330,000 (and ordered to pay an additional $234,000 in costs) after being found guilty of gross...

Asbestos Awareness Week 2020

Asbestos Awareness Week 2020 runs from 23-29 November 2020.  Please take this opportunity to ensure your workplace asbestos management systems are up to date...

Tower crane inspection program finds low awareness of...

A WorkSafe proactive inspection program has found that the owners of tower cranes have limited knowledge and understanding of the correct procedures for...

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...

November 2020 - Work Health and Safety Bill passes...

The Work Health and Safety Bill 2019 was passed by Parliament on 3 November 2020 and is awaiting royal assent. When assented, the WHS Act will not be...

WorkSafe education resources
WorkSafe fatigue management
WorkSafe High Risk Work Licence
Work Health and Safety Legislation Reform

Workplace musculoskeletal framework and strategy

Occupational Safety and Health Act and Regulations