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Our offices will close on Monday 24 December 2018 and reopen on Thursday 3 January 2019.

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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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Announcements & Publications

Reminder that children face hazards in workplaces

Parents have been reminded to keep children away from hazardous workplaces during the coming school holidays. WorkSafe WA Commissioner Ian Munns said today...

Office hours – December and January

Our offices will be closed from Monday 24 December 2018 to Wednesday 2 January 2019. Normal services will return on Thursday 3 January 2019. For urgent...

Inspection program looks at workers in primary schools

WorkSafe is conducting a proactive inspection program to look at safety issues with workers in WA primary schools. Inspectors will be looking at safety...

Safety alert 12/2018 - High pressure water cleaning of...

WorkSafe reminds painting professionals and other contractors that high pressure water cleaning of asbestos cement material is prohibited. WorkSafe is...

Safety alert 11/2018 - Stone benchtop workers at risk of...

There are serious health risks caused by exposure to respirable crystalline silica (RCS) for workers in the stone benchtop manufacturing, finishing and...

Builder fined $22,000 over apprentice fall

A registered builder has been fined $22,000 (and ordered to pay $900 in costs) after an apprentice fell six metres from trestle scaffolding and was seriously...

Fuel retailing checklist

This checklist has been developed to highlight safety issues in fuel retailing and provides information on how to best manage those risks to minimise...

Workplaces reminded to stay safe in lead-up to festive...

WorkSafe has issued a reminder to workers to stay focused on safety in the lead-up to the festive season. WorkSafe WA Commissioner Ian Munns said today both...

State government agency fined $100,000 over prisoner death

A State Government agency has been fined $100,000 (and ordered to pay costs) over the death of a remand prisoner crushed between a truck and a wall at Hakea...

Inspection program looks at safety in child care centres

WorkSafe is conducting a proactive inspection program to look at safety issues in WA’s child care centres. The program will continue until the end of the...

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...

Safety alert 09/2018 Managing work-related violence in...

Home and community care service workers are at risk of exposure to work-related violence when working alone in a client’s home. Risks may arise from actions...

WorkSafe education resources
WorkSafe fatigue management
WorkSafe High Risk Work Licence
Work Health and Safety Legislation Reform
Prevent slips and trips in the workplace
Occupational Safety and Health Act and Regulations