Contacts Western Australia

Contact information for WorkSafe WA, WorkCover WA and other regulators in Western Australia 

WorkSafe WA 

WorkSafe is the Western Australian Government agency responsible for the administration of the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984. WorkSafe WA aims to reduce workplace fatalities and injury and disease rates in accordance with national targets, by: 

  • reducing high incidence/severity risks 

  • improving the capacity of business operators and workers to manage occupational safety and health effectively 

  • preventing occupational disease more effectively 

  • eliminating hazards at the design stage 

  • strengthening the capacity of government to influence occupational safety and health outcomes. 

Contact details 

Website: www.dmirs.wa.gov.au/worksafe 
Email: safety@dmirs.wa.gov.au  
Phone: 1300 307 877 (within Western Australia) 

WorkCover WA 

WorkCover WA is the authority overseeing the workers’ compensation and injury management scheme in Western Australia, WorkCover ensures the scheme operates fairly and efficiently for all stakeholders, from injured workers to employers, insurers, health professionals and legal representatives. 

WorkCover monitors compliance with the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981 and informing and educating all stakeholders about workers’ compensation and injury management rights and obligations as well as providing an independent dispute resolution system. 

Contact details 

Website: www.workcover.wa.gov.au 
Phone: (08) 9388 5555  

Resources Safety - Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety 

Resources Safety is responsible for safety regulation for mining, petroleum and dangerous goods in Western Australia. 

Contact details 

Electricity Regulators 

WorkSafe WA 

WorkSafe is the Western Australian Government agency responsible for the administration of the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984. WorkSafe WA aims to reduce workplace fatalities and injury and disease rates in accordance with national targets, by: 

  • reducing high incidence/severity risks 

  • improving the capacity of business operators and workers to manage occupational safety and health effectively 

  • preventing occupational disease more effectively 

  • eliminating hazards at the design stage 

  • strengthening the capacity of government to influence occupational safety and health outcomes. 

 

Contact details 

Website: www.dmirs.wa.gov.au/worksafe 
Email: safety@dmirs.wa.gov.au  
Phone: 1300 307 877 (within Western Australia) 

WorkCover WA 

WorkCover WA is the authority overseeing the workers’ compensation and injury management scheme in Western Australia, WorkCover ensures the scheme operates fairly and efficiently for all stakeholders, from injured workers to employers, insurers, health professionals and legal representatives. 

WorkCover monitors compliance with the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981 and informing and educating all stakeholders about workers’ compensation and injury management rights and obligations as well as providing an independent dispute resolution system. 

Contact details 

Website: www.workcover.wa.gov.au 
Phone: (08) 9388 5555  

Resources Safety - Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety 

Resources Safety is responsible for safety regulation for mining, petroleum and dangerous goods in Western Australia. 

Contact details 

 

 

Electricity Regulators 

EnergySafety 

EnergySafety is responsible for the technical and safety regulation of all the electrical and most of the gas industry in Western Australia. 

Contact details 

Website: www.dmirs.wa.gov.au/energysafety 
Email: energysafety@dmirs.wa.gov.au (general) or energylicensing@dmirs.wa.gov.au (licensing) 
Phone: (08) 6251 1900 (general) or (08) 6251 2000 (licensing)