How to write a COVIDSafe Plan

A sigh of relief. Under new restrictions easing in Victoria, many businesses can open their doors for the first time in months. Under new rules, you will need a COVIDSafe Plan to reopen.

To ensure that staff are safe, employers now have higher OH&S obligations, which includes planning for COVID safety for their workforce. In the event of an outbreak, the Department will be asking to see your COVIDSafe plan.

1- What do I need to include in a COVIDSafe Plan?

a- List the actions you will take (as employer) to reduce the risk of introduction and spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the workplace. These differ from industry to industry. It may include:

> Personal protective equipment such as masks and glove