Mining services businesses must abide by current restrictions, which are summarised below.
Current restrictions for mining services
Record keeping applies to all Victorian workplaces.
- employers must of all workers and visitors who attend the workplace for longer than 15 minutes, including first name, contact number, date and time of visit and areas of the workplace visited
- employers are strongly encouraged to use electronic record keeping for this purpose. This includes the
- employers must keep records to show . This includes keeping logs created during the time of directions being in force in line with record keeping requirements, including work premises rosters, time and attendance records and payroll data.
- must be carried at all times when you leave home
- face masks are mandatory in airports, hospitals, large retail stores over 2000 sqm, shopping centres, indoor markets, in taxis and rideshares, on public transport, and on domestic flights to and from Victoria
- wearing a face mask is strongly recommended when you can’t keep 1.5 metres distance from other people
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Frequently asked questions
Updated on: 8 November 2020
Read below for frequently asked questions by businesses within the Mining sector.
Is commercial small-scale mining permitted?
Yes, however, any worker that can work from home must continue to do so. All businesses must have a in place for working on the site.
No COVIDSafe Plan is required for recreational miners and prospectors, however they must comply with all current public health directions.
Reviewed 19 January 2021