Omicron: Staying Safe At Work

Employers have a duty under Work Health and Safety (WHS) laws to eliminate, or if that is not reasonably practicable, minimise the risk of exposure to COVID-19 in the workplace.

Employers also have obligations in their funding and service contracts to have continuity of service plans in place so that critical services to vulnerable people can continue during a COVID outbreak.

The Australian Services Union has produced this guide to help members stay safe at work.

We are by your side. Call the ASU on 0293104000 or email [email protected] for advice and support. 

Download A Guide to COVID Workplace Risk Assessments in Community and Disability Services here.


The Australian Services Union movement is calling for free RATs. Rapid Antigen Tests must be free for workers and the broader community. 

Far too many Australians are spending hours in massive testing queues or scrambling around multiple pharmacies looking for rapid testing kits.

 Sign our petition here


ASU IN THE MEDIA

Acting Secretary Angus McFarland spoke to the Sydney Morning Herald and Business Insider about the crisis in the disability sector.


LETTERS TO GOVERNMENT

We have written to the NSW and Federal Government about the shocking findings from our Frontline NDIS Survey conducted in January 2022. You can read the results and the letters to Minister Reynolds and Premier Perrottet here


USEFUL LINKS:

BOOK A VACCINE OR BOOSTER

GOVERNMENT PAYMENTS

NSW HEALTH ADVICE

TAKE ACTION

GET ADVICE AND SUPPORT

We are by your side. Call the ASU on 0293104000 or email [email protected] for advice and support. 

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