OSH news

Pay decision not enough for living costs

UnionsWA has today commented on the decision by WA Industrial Relations Commission in the State Wage Case, which sets wages for around three hundred thousand working West Australians on the WA Minimum Wage and reliant State awards including many trainees and apprentices.

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Walk for Reconciliation

Please join us in the ‘Walk for Reconciliation’ organised by Reconciliation WA, on Friday 31 March arrive at 12.00 for a 12.20pm start. Finish: 2.00pm.

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Mentally Healthy Workplaces Online Hub

The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety, DMIRS, (incorporates Worksafe) is developing a mentally healthy workplaces online hub with resources for both workers and management.

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Seasonal influenza vaccinations

DoE strongly supports staff receiving seasonal influenza (flu) vaccinations.

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Inspection program looks at workers in primary schools

Inspectors will be looking at safety issues for workers such as cleaners and gardeners, and will also focus on the management of violence and aggression, including procedures for reporting and investigating incidents.

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​Warning to guard against heat stress at work

​Warning to guard against heat stress at work

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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.

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

WorkSafe has issued a reminder to workers to stay focused on safety in the lead-up to the festive season.

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Work safety must improve

​Following the recent close of submissions by the WA Government on changes work health and safety laws in WA. UnionsWA has called for a major overhaul of our outdated laws.

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Safety is Our Priority

The Minister for Education Sue Ellery published an opinion piece in the West Australian newspaper on 30 July 2018

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