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Reopening guidance videos

We have a new range of videos talking through various elements of what your business needs to do to prepare for 15 December and beyond. We have added a synopsis of each below so you can choose to watch whichever is most relevant to your needs. Visit WorkSafe Tasmania to find COVID Safety Plan and Risk Assessment tools and templates.

You can also see a video about  how Business Tasmania can support you, here.

Overview of WorkSafe Tasmania COVID-19 Safe Workplace Guidelines

Robyn Pearce, Executive Director WorkSafe Tasmania, provides an overview of the COVID-19 Safe Workplaces Framework.

The Framework supports workplaces as they operate during the pandemic, while ensuring the health and safety of all Tasmanians. To comply with the Framework’s minimum standards and reduce the risk associated with COVID-19 transmission in your workplace, you should either:

  • complete a new COVID-19 Safety Plan or
  • review and update your existing COVID-19 Safety Plan.

Watch the video here.

Guidance on conducting a COVID-19 risk assessment

Robyn takes us through how to conduct a COVID-19 risk assessment, what risks to consider in your assessment, including staff vaccinations, and what controls to consider to help mitigate the risk of COVID-19 in your business.

Watch the video here.

COVID-19 Safety Plan and Guidelines

Robyn talks through the updated COVID-19 Safety Plan template, how to update your existing COVID-19 Safety Plan, and what new risks to consider with Tasmania’s borders re-opening.

Watch the video here.

Your questions answered – Q & A with Robyn and Kelly

Robyn from WorkSafe and Kelly from Business Tasmania sit down and discuss the key topics and most frequently asked questions towards border reopening. The cover topics such as vaccinations, conditions of entry on businesses, what happens if there’s an active COVID-19 case in your business, cleaning, face masks, preparing your business for border reopening.

Watch the video here.

Tourism and hospitality specific Q&A video and resources can be found on our Tourism and Hospitality Industry Guide.

Further assistance

Checklist for preparing for 15 December and beyond.

WorkSafe Tasmania tools, templates, and guidance documents.

Further COVID-19 Information for Businesses.

Worksafe Tasmania advisors also offer appointments to assist with:

  • Reviewing and providing recommendations on COVID safety plans
  • Providing workplace health and safety advice in relation to managing the risks associated with COVID in the workplace
  • Support with conducting a risk assessment
  • Support regarding how to create an outbreak management plan.

The service can be accessed by contacting 1300 366 322 or by emailing wstinfo@justice.tas.gov.au

Or, you can request an appointment online here.