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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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Announcements & Publications

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 inspection program looks at store-based retailing

WorkSafe will conduct a proactive inspection program to look at safety standards in some specific WA store-based retail outlets.   The program will continue...

OSH in store-based retailing

In 2017/18, WorkSafe WA is conducting a proactive inspection campaign focusing on other store based retailing outlets, with a view to improving safety within...

Asbestos Awareness Week 2017

Asbestos Awareness Week 2017 runs from 27 November - 1 December 2017.  Please take this opportunity to ensure your workplace asbestos management systems are...

Inspection program looks at safety in parks and gardens

WorkSafe has begun a proactive inspection program looking at safety issues with workers in WA’s parks and gardens. The inspection program will involve...

02-2017 Asbestos found in imported friction wear plates...

Asbestos has recently been found in friction wear plates in the suspension systems of rail carriages. The new rail carriages were purchased between 2007 and...

Inspection program reveals areas of concern in...

A proactive inspection program undertaken by WorkSafe has revealed some areas of concerns with workplace safety in the accommodation sector. The inspection...

WorkSafe education resources
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WorkSafe High Risk Work Licence
Work Health and Safety Legislation Reform
Prevent slips and trips in the workplace