From time to time infectious diseases develop into epidemics or pandemics and create increased risks for the community. These occasions require specific policies targeted at the particular disease in question and general efforts at preparedness.
The purpose of this policy is to outline the strategies and actions that WESTIR Ltd intends to take to prevent the transmission of infectious diseases that are epidemics or pandemics and control the transmission of infectious diseases when a case/s is identified.
For the purpose of this policy, infectious diseases mean diseases caused by pathogenic microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses, parasites or fungi; the diseases can be spread, directly or indirectly, from one person to another. This policy is focused on infectious diseases that are declared to be an epidemic or pandemic.
Below, you will also related documents for this policy.
WESTIR’s Epidemic / Pandemic Policy
WESTIR’s COVID Safety Plan
Links to COVID-19 Health Information Sites
Australian Federal Government (COVID-19) Health Alert
NSW Health COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
World Health Organisation
Safe Work Australia
Work Safe NSW