FRI
11:37AM

New FIFO transport and camp precautions for COVID-19

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk
Resources companies have been urged to implement a string of extra precautions to protect fly-in-fly-out and drive-in-drive-out workers, in camps or "on the move", from COVID-19. Meanwhile, ACT employers have been directed to conduct coronavirus risk assessments and ensure their contractors comply with hygiene rules.
THU
1:52PM

WHS enforcement policy for COVID-19; and much more

Workers' compensation, Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk
> SafeWork NSW issues WHS enforcement statement for COVID-19;
> Workers complain of poor coronavirus controls;
> Enforce social distancing at meal breaks, employers told;
> WHSQ, NHVR and ONRSR issue COVID-19 updates; and
> Presumptive workers' comp Bill covers workers with COVID-19.

Jurisdiction

AustMap Tasmania Victoria South Australia New South Wales Australian Capital Territory Queensland the Northern Territitory Western Australia National / Commonwealth