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WorkSafe urges businesses to prepare cyclone contingency plans as Tropical Cyclone Ilsa looms

Apr 14th 2023

WorkSafe urges businesses to prepare cyclone contingency plans as Tropical Cyclone Ilsa looms

WorkSafe WA reminds businesses to ensure they have a cyclone contingency plan in place as Tropical Cyclone Ilsa edges towards the N-W coast.

WorkSafe WA Commissioner Darren Kavanagh said it is important that everyone knows what to do when a cyclone hits.

“Under workplace safety and health laws, employers must have adequate plans in place and must provide employees with appropriate training to protect everyone in the workplace when a cyclone threatens,” Mr Kavanagh said.

“The average number of tropical cyclones per season is nine to eleven, and typically around four will cross the coast.

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