Safety Alert: Worker fatally injured by a robot palletiser

The WA Government’s Department of Commerce has released a safety alert, following a fatal injury involving the operation of a robot palletiser  at a fertiliser factory.  The deceased machine operator,  inadvertently activated a light sensor, which caused the arm to move and
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WorkSafe focus on hardware and building supplies

In a recent announcement WorkSafe WA has released information about their latest inspection campaign. WorkSafe is undertaking an inspection program to look at safety issues associated with retail hardware and building suppliers. The workplaces involved in the program are engaged in
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WA Consultation on harmonised Work Health and Safety legislation

WorkSafe WA is currently undertaking an assessment of the benefits and cost of implementing the harmonised Work Health and Safety legislation. WA is one of four jurisdictions that have not yet adopted the new harmonised WHS Act and Regulations. WorkSafe is encouraging workplaces to p
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