WorkSafe WA has reminded workers, particularly those engaged in construction work, of the importance of protecting their hearing.  1 in 5 five construction workers say they experience problems with their hearing and many aren’t aware that common chemicals in products can be a risk. As well as noise in the workplace, some chemicals can also…

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WorkSafe WA have just announced a WorkSafe inspection program into the waste and recycling industry in both metro and regional areas. Key issues to be looked at include: manual tasks, machine guarding, mobile plant and vehicle movement, falls from height, electricity, hazardous substances and slips, trips and falls, lockout and tagging, pressure vessels, forklifts, hot work, sun…

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