Pricing for WorkSafe High Risk Licence Applications

As of 1 July 2018, the application fee for a High Risk Licence has remained the same:   Application for new WA  High Risk Work Licence – $95 per class.   Application to add a new class/es to an existing WA High Risk Work Licence –  $74.55 per class.   Application to replace a WA

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Construction Worker Dies on Tunnel Project

  A man in his 50s has died in hospital following an incident at the West Gate Tunnel Project’s Footscray Road site. The man suffered head injuries after he was struck by a piece of equipment attached to a mobile piling rig on June 14. He died yesterday.   WorkSafe is investigating the incident.  

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Company Fined $80,000 After Excavation Collapses on Apprentice

A construction company has been convicted and fined $80,000 after an excavation collapsed leaving a 17-year-old apprentice plumber with life-threatening injuries.   Olive Construction Pty Ltd pleaded guilty in the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court to one charge contrary to section 26 of the OHS Act for failing to provide a workplace that was safe and without

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Wall Chasing Work | Workplace Safety and Health Laws

WorkSafe has issued a reminder about the serious health hazards associated with wall chasing work and urged that the work only be performed in accordance with workplace safety and health laws. Construction workers need to be aware of the risks of exposure to dust and carbon monoxide, noise, saw kick-back and serious cuts when chasing

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USI Will Be Required for All Students From January 2015

WHAT IS A USi  (UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER)?  A USI will allow an individual to see all of their training results for all Nationally Recognised Training they have undertaken. A Unique Student Identifier (USI) is a reference number made up of numbers and letters that give students access to their USI account.  The USI will make

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Man Pinned Between Forklift and a Scissor Lift

Date November 12, 2013

A man in his 20s has been airlifted to hospital by the RAC rescue chopper after a workplace accident in the British Aerospace dry-dock in Henderson on Tuesday morning.


Worksafe WA confirmed they were investigating an accident that occurred just before 8am on Tuesday morning where a man had been pinned between a forklift and a scissor-lift.

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