Tasmania’s response to COVID-19 transitions from zero cases to living in a COVID-19 vaccinated community from 15 December 2021.
This means you need to be prepared for a case or outbreak of COVID-19 occurring in your business or organisation, and be ready to work closely with Public Health to act quickly to limit the spread of the virus within your workplace and into the wider community.
All businesses and organisations should have a COVID-19 Safety Plan that captures how your business or organisation complies with the minimum standards for managing the risks of COVID-19, to keep staff and other people within the setting safe.COVID-19 Safety Plans should be reviewed regularly, and particularly in the lead up to the opening of Tasmania’s borders.
An Outbreak Management Plan captures how your business or organisation will prepare for and respond to a confirmed case or cases of COVID-19 in your workplace or setting.
Prepare for COVID-19 cases
COVID-19 Safety Plans and Case and Outbreak Management Plans capture how your business or organisation meets minimum safety standards and will respond to a confirmed case of COVID-19 in your workplace or setting.
Respond to COVID-19 cases
Your response to a confirmed COVID-19 case linked to your business or organisation will aim to protect other people and continue your normal activities as safely and soon as possible.
COVID-19 Safety plans
All workplaces should have a COVID-19 Safety Plan that complies with minimum COVID-19 standards
Case and outbreak management plans
A Case and Outbreak Management Plan captures your organisation’s roles and responsibilities in preparing for and responding to a confirmed case/s of COVID-19 in your workplace or setting
Cleaning and disinfection after a case
Following a confirmed case of COVID-19, thorough cleaning and disinfection of contaminated areas is needed as per your COVID-19 Safety Plan, to remove the virus from surfaces
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Case and outbreak planning resources
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