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Safework Australia provides guidance for COVID-19 risk prevention

Safework Australia guidance COVID-19

Safework Australia has updated its website to provide guidance across a range of industries to assist with COVID-19 prevention. These include a range of industry groups such as cleaning, mining, delivery drivers, warehousing and education and training providers.

The Safe Work Australia updates provide a central hub of work health and safety (WHS) guidance and tools to help Australian workplaces manage the health and safety risks posed by COVID-19. 

The website gives users easy access to guidance that is directly relevant to their specific industry.

It includes guidance about physical distancing, personal protective equipment, cleaning, workers’ compensation, how to conduct risk assessments and design emergency plans, as well as providing case studies to help explain how to manage the risk of COVID-19 in the workplace.

Safework Australia guidance for COVID-19

Simply go to COVID-19 Information for workplaces and filter the content using the new drop-down menus to find information and resources tailored for:

• employers, small business and workers
• the industry you work in, and
• the health and safety topic that you would like information on.

There are 23 industries to choose from as well as general industry information if your industry is not listed.

You can also use the search bar to find specific COVID-19 WHS content or browse through the information for your industry.

New information and guidance continue to be developed and the website will be updated with new information as the COVID-19 situation evolves. 

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AMSJ April 2022