Posts Tagged ‘covid-19’

Victorian Employers Must Inform WorkSafe of COVID Cases

New regulations mean Victorian employers are now required to immediately notify WorkSafe should they become aware a worker has a confirmed positive Coronavirus (COVID-19) diagnosis. These new regulations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act aim to help WorkSafe reduce health and safety risks in the workplace due to COVID-19. Quickly reporting positive cases and…

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COVID-19 Information from WHS Regulators

WHS regulators are responsible for enforcing and regulating WHS laws. Here is a list of Australian WHS Regulators and their information and support channels regarding COVID-19. Comcare – Comcare has issued guidance for workers and employers on work health and safety and workers’ compensation in relation to the coronavirus outbreak. The information includes advice on WHS obligations, managing risks and compensation coverage. SafeWork NSW – Coronavirus Worksafe…

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