IN BRIEF By way of substitute, we join the Public Properly being (Extra Extension of Declared Public Properly being Emergency—COVID-19) Regulation (No. 2) 2022.
On 17 June 2022, Queensland’s declared public effectively being emergency for COVID-19 was extended to 11.59 pm on Thursday 22 September 2022.
Consequently, Public Properly being Directions (PHD) with an end date of 24 June 2022 have been robotically extended until 11.59 pm on Thursday 22 September 2022. Directions shall be progressively updated to reference the model new date of twenty-two September 2022.
What does this suggest for you?
In case you’re an employer or workplace matter to the PHD, it is now time to consider:
- The place you may need workers who’re often not vaccinated, and matter to a contraindication, whether or not or not the contraindication certificates stays to be current. If it is not current, you will need to ask them for an substitute on their vaccination standing. Within the occasion that they proceed to work the place the contraindication certificates has expired, your workplace shall be in breach of the PHD.
- The place you may need workers who’re often not vaccinated, and by no means matter to a contraindication, nonetheless have taken extended depart or are working from home, you will need to take into consideration whether or not or not the current affiliation can proceed until 22 September 2022.
- If an employee should not be vaccinated, and by no means matter to a contraindication, it is potential you will need to take into consideration whether or not or not their employment can proceed. It’s vital in such circumstances that procedurally truthful processes are carried out to verify compliance with the Truthful Work Act 2009.
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