Safe Work Australia releases COVID-19 guidance for small businesses

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Thursday, 11 June, 2020 - 11:00
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Safe Work Australia recently developed and released new guidance and resources to help small businesses manage health and safety risks associated with COVID-19.

The resources outlines key steps and considerations for small business operating during the COVID-19 pandemic.

WHS guidance for COVID-19 is also available for more than 30 different industries on key topics such as duties under WHS laws, risk assessments, physical distancing, cleaning and hygiene.

Recently published industry guidance covers off:

Safe Work Australia said a range of practical tools and resources including checklists, posters and infographics are also available in the COVID-19 business resource kit.

New information and guidance continues to be developed with Safe Work Australia Members, and for the full range of COVID-19 guidance and resources visit the COVID-19 information for workplaces page.