The purpose of this alert is to highlight the hazards and risks to workers caused by hose whip on concrete pumps. 'Hose whip' describes the uncontrolled and rapid motion of the flexible rubber hose on the end of a concrete placement boom or other concrete delivery lines.
You may need to register the design of some types of plant because that plant has the potential to be dangerous. Plant that might need the design registered include:
Design of high risk plant must be registered with WorkSafe prior to use in the workplace. Types of plant that must be registered are:
In Western Australia the Occupational Safety and Health Regulations 1996 require that certain items of plant must be registered with WorkSafe. To register either an item of plant or design an application form must be completed and submitted to WorkSafe along with the correct fees.
Concrete placing boom registration requirements have changed under the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 (PDF, 2.53 MB). To assist businesses with these changes transitional arrangements are currently in place.
Mobile plant, such as forklifts, elevating work platforms, delivery vehicles, order pickers, earth moving equipment, prime movers and cranes, have the potential to seriously injure or kill people if they run into them.
WorkCover WA Acting Chief Executive Officer Mr Chris White today made a media statement announcing a 3.2 per cent increase in the 2017/18 recommended premium rates for compulsory workers’ compensation insurance in Western Australia.
International Women's Day marked the launch of SafeWork SA's Augusta Zadow Awards seeking initiatives to improve women's health and safety at work.
As part of the Government’s ongoing commitment to making information more accessible to the community, the ACT Register of Contaminated Sites is now available online.
Information for employers, self employed persons and persons with management or control of a workplace about their duties to control risks associated with working in and around graves.