A safety inspection conducted by WorkSafe WA in the vegetable growing industry highlighted concerns on mobile plant and hazardous substances in the industry.
The program will continue throughout the 2015/16 financial year and will focus on owners and property managers of shopping centres.
A warning has been issued to check High Risk Work Licences after WorkSafe WA was informed that a man was using a falsified document.
WorkSafe inspectors carried out the inspection across Western Australia during the 2014/15 financial year resulting to the issuance of 376 notices.
The Perth-based scaffolder pleaded guilty to failing to take reasonable care to ensure the safety of another person and was fined in the Fremantle Magistrates Court last week.
WorkSafe WA will be conducting an inspection program during 2015/16 financial year and will look at safety issues in the road freight industry.
WorkSafe WA Commissioner Lex McCulloch assured workers and the public that it is safe to resume work at the site.
A crane driver was found guilty of failing to take reasonable care of the safety of others and was fined $2500 plus costs of $594 following an incident in which the crane he was operating brought down power lines in Osborne Park.
Consumer Protection and WorkSafe WA issued a warning on the dangers of quad bikes after three fatalities were recorded this year so far.
WorkSafe WA Commissioner Alex McCulloch urged retailers to dispose these products properly.
WorkSafe WA has started a proactive inspection program, which will look at manual task incidents in hospitals and residential care services.
Every businesses should have safe systems of work in place especially in workplaces where vehicles and pedestrians are present.
WorkSafe WA will carry out the program with the main objective of raising awareness on how noise hazards should be assessed and controlled.
An electrical switchboard manufacturer in Hazelmere, Western Australia has been fined $180,000 over an incident in which two workers were seriously injured after falling from a scissor lift.
Live electrical work will be banned in WA following the deaths of three electrical workers in Western Australia over the past two years.
Broadacre farms will be the focus of work safety visits in the months to come.
An inspection program implemented by WorkSafe WA in the motor vehicle repair sector revealed serious concerns with motor vehicle hoists and traffic management.
The Work Safety Awards WA 2015 will be open for nomination until 3 July 2015.
A stone benchtop manufacturer and installer in Bayswater has been fined $120,000 over the fatal incident in 2011.
WorkSafe has issued a warning against falsified Statements of Attainment for tilt-up construction.
A new online assistance program to help small businesses comply with their workplace safety and health obligation s have been launched on Monday.