Recent news and updates

Here you will find the latest news on health and safety for contractors.

Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) incident alerts

An OSH incident alert is used to communicate key lessons learnt from an incident investigation that impacted Water Corporation.

Find below details of recent incident alerts: 

Medium pressure gas main strike - September 2017

Electrical supply trip - May 2017

Wire cutter failure - May 2017

High voltage overhead powerline strike - May 2017

Chlorine leak - May 2017

Workers foot crushed by telehandler - March 2017

Working in excavation deeper than 3m, no fall injury prevention system – February 2017

Carnarvon working at height breach, no fall injury prevention system – February 2017

Faulty trigger on Yoke hooks – January 2017

Brushcutter spark ignites bushfire – January 2017

Monthly Toolbox

The Monthly Toolbox provides a consolidated aggregate of Safety, Environment and Aboriginal Affairs (SEAA) awareness topics to be shared within work groups. Each Toolbox will include at least 4 topics that are to be delivered over the month. Each topic will be no greater than 10 minutes in length.

The delivery of the Monthly Toolbox is to disseminate work related information that can develop employee and contractor personal awareness of safety, health, environmental, aboriginal affairs and technical issues.

March 2017

February 2017

November 2016

Contractor Forum

Thank you to all contractors that attended our OSH Contractor Forum on 10 May 2017.

A copy of the presentation is now available. 

OSH Contractor Forum presentation

If you have any questions about the forum, email