The Department of Health is offering COVID-19 online training for care workers across all sectors including health, aged care and disability. You can access the new online Infection Control Training Module: ‘How to protect yourself and the people you are caring for from infection with COVID-19’.
For more information and to register click here.
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The unprecedented situation that has been brought upon the world by the rampant spread of COVID-19 has forced hundreds of thousands of frontline medical staff to adapt to new and unfamiliar work routines, procedures and expectations surrounding the provision of health care. While we take off our hats to medical staff working in hospitals, primary […]
♦ Getting your workplace ready for COVID-19:
♦ The COVID-19 risk communication package for healthcare facilities:
♦ Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak: Rights, roles and responsibilities of health workers, including key considerations for occupational safety and health:
♦ Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) technical guidance: Infection prevention and control:
♦ Occupational safety and health in public health emergencies: a manual for protecting health workers and responders:
All Departments of Health have COVID-19 pages that are frequently updated and contain practical resources and information for clinicians. The pages are updated daily so save to your favourites and subscribe to updates where available. Social media feeds are also available.
♦ Department of Health – Coronavirus (COVID-19) health alert
The Department of Health is closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic. Our information provides daily updates, answering your questions about the latest news, current facts and figures, travel advice, key contact and phone numbers.
♦ Australian Government Coronavirus app
♦ Department of Health and Human Services Victoria
♦ Department of Health Queensland
♦ New South Wales Health
♦ Department of Health Tasmania
♦ Northern Territory Government
♦ Department of Health South Australia
♦ Department of Health Western Australia
♦ Safe Work Australia – Coronavirus (COVID-19): Advice for Employers Safe Work Australia has published updated information for employers on managing the risks from COVID-19. The Coronavirus (COVID-19): Advice for Employers web page includes information on what an employer should do to protect workers and others at a workplace. It includes a range of information about working from home.
♦ WorkSafe Victoria – Preparing for a pandemic guide
♦ SafeWork New South Wales – Corona virus advice and guidance for NSW workplaces
♦ NT WorkSafe – advice on corona virus
♦ WorkCover Queensland – COVID-19 workpace risk management
♦ WorkSafe Tasmania – COVID-19
♦ WorkCover WA – COVID-19 coverage of injury and disease
♦ SafeWork SA – COVID-19 workplace information
♦ Business.gov.au – Coronavirus information and support for business
Find financial assistance, eligibility and timing for the new government support for Australian businesses. We’ll be updating this page as new information is available.
♦ Fair Work Australia – Coronavirus and Australian workplace laws
Find out about your workplace entitlements and obligations if you’re affected by the outbreak of covid-19, including information about stand downs from work, working arrangements impacted by school closures, and pay and sick leave entitlements.