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COVID-19: a Q&A on reopening workplaces and navigating the three-step national roadmap

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Topic/practice, Issue/challenge/risk
With the release of the national "roadmap" out of coronavirus restrictions, a senior WHS lawyer has urged employers to consult with workers and HSRs, identify COVID-19 risk factors unique to their business, and implement "pandemic plans" for positive diagnoses and transitioning workers back to remote work if the situation deteriorates.

Work emergency plans are mandatory, PCBUs reminded

Workplace safety, Jurisdiction, Legislation, regulation and caselaw, Issue/challenge/risk
In light of the ongoing catastrophic bushfires in NSW and other parts of the country, a WHS regulator has urged employers to revise their emergency plans to ensure they comply with safety laws and protect workers. Meanwhile, a company director has been prosecuted after two workers were seriously injured within two hours on a non-commissioned machine.


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