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COVID-19 Information for Workplaces: Information for Workers and What to do if a Worker has COVID-19

Under the model Work Health and Safety laws, your employer has a duty of care for the health and safety of their workers and others at the workplace.

What do Workers need to do?

You have a duty to take reasonable care of your own health and safety, and to not adversely affect the health and safety of others. 

You need to follow any reasonable policies or directions your employer has put in place in response to COVID-19. This includes if you are working from another location, such as working from home.

For more information about Workers click here

What if a Worker has COVID-19??

For the full information sheet on "What to do if a Worker has COVID-19?" click here

For information on your leave and pay go to the Fair Work Ombudsman

For health information, go to

Please note the model WHS laws have been implemented in all jurisdictions except Victoria and Western Australia. For information specific to your location of work, please contact the relevant WHS regulator in your state or territory.

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