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Developing a health plan and managing COVID-19 cases on-site

Resources companies have a responsibility to protect their workers, workers' families and the community from coronavirus (COVID-19).

Health plan

All resources companies must have a health plan to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among their employees and the community.

The health plan must comply with the requirements specified by the Chief Health Officer in its Border restrictions direction. It must provide detailed actions on how the site will manage and prevent the transmission of the virus in addition to existing workplace health and safety procedures.

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Self-isolation for diagnosed cases of COVID-19

Ensure you are aware of the self-isolation requirements for any staff who are diagnosed with COVID-19. These are detailed in the Chief Health Officer's Self-isolation for diagnosed cases of COVID-19 direction.

Any worker diagnosed with COVID-19 while on site must return directly to their home or hotel, and stay there until cleared from self-isolation.

If the diagnosed person is required to travel to get to their home or hotel, that travel must be in a private vehicle or taxi or ride share, and the diagnosed person must wear a protective mask.

You must also ensure you are satisfying the screening and other health and hygiene requirements as detailed in your approved health plan.

Contact

Coronavirus (COVID-19) business support: 1300 654 687

General enquiries: 13 QGOV (13 74 68)