Worksafe Victoria Updates: 1.9.2020

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Updated obligations under Stage 3 and 4 Restrictions
The Authority has written to all licensed labour hire providers and applicants on behalf of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and the Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) about their updated obligations under Stage 3 and 4 restrictions. Providers were also advised of updated coronavirus (COVID-19) resources and specific guidance from DHHS, Business Victoria and WorkSafe Victoria. The Authority appreciates that the COVID-19 emergency creates significant challenges for the labour hire industry. The new directions of the Chief Health Officer will have a significant impact on labour hire providers and host businesses and are essential to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Sector guidance and FAQs for businesses under restrictions
Business Victoria has published operational sector guidance and frequently asked questions (FAQs) for businesses and industries under Stage 4 and Stage 3 COVID-19 restrictions. Visit the Business Victoria website for information on Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing sector guidance..