Coronavirus in the agricultural workplace
Employers can find information about coronavirus including; what it is, how it spreads, who is most at risk, and what you can do to help stop it spreading on the following websites:
Work Health and Safety (WHS) resources
WorkSafe Tasmania's Coronavirus webpage including information on employer responsibilities and incident notification obligations, as well as links to resources on COVID-19 workplace safety in different industries, workers compensation, health and mental wellbeing, and business/employment. Where appropriate, the site links to the Safe Work Australia website or information from other jurisdictions.
Safe Work Australia's website has been updated to provide a central information hub for WHS guidance and tools to help manage risks posed by COVID-19.
Safe Farming Tasmania Senior WHS Advisors Phillip John and Stuart Beams can also advise you on managing other health and safety issues on your farm.
- practical information for all agricultural businesses on COVID-19
- good hygiene and social distancing practices
- access to labour and workforce planning
- WHS obligations
- industrial relations
- useful links
Safe Farming Tasmania (support for farmers)
Phone: 0407 015 400 Phill John
Phone 0400 140 146 Stuart Beams