Information and resources to help you prevent the spread of Coronavirus in the workplace.
What is Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease?
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness with symptoms including fever, coughing, sore throat, shortness of breath, or loss of taste or smell. Symptoms range from mild to severe. Good hygiene can prevent infection.
For the latest information and advice about COVID-19, visit the SA Health website or contact the Coronavirus Health Information Line (24/7) on 1800 020 080.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the workplace
All employers have a responsibility to maintain a safe and healthy workplace. For information on what measures you can take to prevent the spread of COVID-19, keep your staff safe and meet your safety and industrial legislative obligations, view the links below:
- SafeWork SA, statement of regulatory intent
- Fair Work Australia
- Safe Work Australia, advice for employers
- Department of Health, collection of resources for the general public and industry
- SA Health, advice for businesses and organisations
- Wellbeing SA, Open your World: Wellbeing at work
We recognise that people may be experiencing anxiety, distress and concern in relation to COVID-19. If you have an existing Employee Assistance Program, you can remind staff about how to access this service, including the ability to access this service over the phone during periods of self-isolation or quarantine. Below are some resources which you may find useful to distribute in your workplace to help look after the mental health and wellbeing of yourself and your workforce: