Employers must notify WorkSafe of COVID-19 cases
Employers are now required to notify WorkSafe immediately when they become aware a worker has received a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis.
The new Regulations, made under the Occupational Health & Safety Act that require employers and self-employed persons, with a management or control of a workplace to notify WorkSafe immediately after becoming aware that:
- An employee, independant contractor, employee of the independant contractor or self-emplyed person has received a confirmed diagnosis of coronavirus (COVID-19) and;
- The employee, independant contractor, employee of the independant or self-employed person has attended the workplace within the infraction period.
For more information and how to report a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis visit WorkSafe Victoria.
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