Guidance for the Pandemic (Workplace) Order 2022 (No. 5) The presence of a person with a positive or probable diagnosis for COVID-19 at a work premises is considered to pose an immediate risk of transmission to persons who attend, or may attend the work premises. This Order imposes specific obligations on employers to assist in reducing the frequency of outbreaks of COVID-19 in Victorian workplaces. A worker must self-isolate and not attend a work premises if they have been tested for COVID-19 and they are awaiting the result of that test. An employer must take reasonable steps to ensure: (1) all workers carry and wear a face covering where appropriate; and (2) implement a COVIDSafe Plan which addresses health and safety issues arising from COVID-19. Where the work premises is an open premises, employers must also: (1) keep a record of all persons who attend the work premises, including the person’s name, date and time, contact number and areas of the work premises the person attended; and (2) comply with the Victorian Government QR code system and display appropriate signage for the type of work premises as specified by this Order. This Order specifies the appropriate response of an employer in the circumstance of a symptomatic person or confirmed case of COVID-19 in the work premises. Failure to comply with this Order may result in penalties. This guidance does not form part of the Pandemic (Workplace) Order 2022 (No. 5) and is for explanatory purposes only. Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 Pandemic (Workplace) Order 2022 (No. 5) TABLE OF PROVISIONS Part 1 – Preliminary...................................................................................................................3 1. Objective.............................................................................................................................3 2. Citation................................................................................................................................3 3. Authorising Provision.........................................................................................................3 4. Commencement and revocation..........................................................................................3 5. Definitions..........................................................................................................................3 6. Application of this Order....................................................................................................4 Part 2 – Workplace Orders.........................................................................................................4 Division 1 – Precautionary measures.........................................................................................4 7. Operation of a work premises.............................................................................................4 8. Face coverings requirement................................................................................................4 9. COVIDSafe Plan.................................................................................................................4 10. Record-keeping obligations (records requirement)............................................................7 11. Signage requirements (signage requirement)...................................................................11 Division 2 – Responding to a symptomatic person or a confirmed COVID-19 case..............11 12. Responding to a symptomatic person in a work premises................................................11 13. Responding to a confirmed case of COVID-19 in a work premises................................12 14. Testing requirements for exposed persons........................................................................14 15. Collection of information by operators of a work premises.............................................14 Part 3 – General provisions......................................................................................................15 16. Relationship with other Orders.........................................................................................15 17. Severability.......................................................................................................................15 18. Transitional provisions.....................................................................................................15 19. Service Victoria

docxDoc Pandemic-Workplace-Order-2022-No-5

Practical Docs > Common > Other > Preview
22 Pages 0 Downloads 31 Views 3.0 Score
Tips: Current document can only be previewed at most page3,If the total number of pages in the document exceeds page 3,please download the document。
Uploaded by admin on 2022-04-26 01:54:02
Rate
You can enter 255 characters
What is my domain?( answer:www.45doc.com )
comments
  • No comments yet