If permitted to do so, business and industry must operate in Victoria based on the six COVIDSafe principles.
Six principles of COVIDSafe workplaces
Every Victorian business that is open must follow the six principles to ensure a COVIDSafe workplace.
It is also mandatory for every Victorian business to have a . High-risk industries must have a specific in order to operate.
Ensure physical distancing
Wear a face mask
Practise good hygiene
Keep records and act quickly
Avoid interactions in enclosed spaces
Create workforce bubbles
Victorian Government Authorised Officers are closely monitoring and inspecting businesses to ensure they are following these six principles. There are significant penalties, including fines and prohibition notices, for businesses that fail to comply.
Next steps to COVIDSafe workplaces
Creating a COVIDSafe workplace
Create a COVIDSafe Plan and understand how the different steps apply to your sector.
High Risk COVIDSafe Plan
Under current restrictions, high-risk industries must have a specific COVIDSafe Plan in order to operate.
Reviewed 19 November 2020