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Question Without Notice No. 851 asked in the Legislative Council on 19 September 2018 by Hon Simon O’Brien

Parliament: 40 Session: 1

Answered on 19 September 2018

WORKSAFE — INSPECTORS

851. Hon SIMON O'BRIEN to the minister representing the Minister for Commerce and Industrial Relations:

(1) What is the current staffing level of WorkSafe?

(2) How many workplace inspector positions are vacant?

(3) What are the equivalent figures for 12 months ago?

Hon DARREN WEST replied:

I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question. On behalf of the Minister for Regional Development representing the Minister for Commerce and Industrial Relations, I provide the following information.

(1) There are 93 positions allocated for appointment as inspectors for the purposes of the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984.

(2) Three inspector positions are currently vacant.

(3) There were 93 positions allocated for appointment as inspectors for the purposes of the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 with eight vacancies at 12 September 2017.