Outcomes of legal actions and related activities under the Occupational Safety and Health Act and Regulations

Legal actions and related activities summarises enforcement actions undertaken by WorkSafe under the occupational safety and health legislation.  Traditionally this information has been published as part of the department’s Annual Report.


The Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 (OSH Act) and subsidiary regulations are enforced by the WorkSafe Western Australia Commissioner (WorkSafe Commissioner).  

Section 16 of the OSH Act requires that the WorkSafe Commissioner report on practical operations, the operation of this Act and any prescribed law during the preceding year ending on 30 June.  In compliance with the requirements of the OSH Act, a separate report on the operation of the OSH Act is produced and delivered each year to the Minister prior to its 31 October deadline.   


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