What it contains
A pandemic is the worldwide spread of disease. This guide has been prepared for use by employers in the event that the Federal Department of Health's Chief Medical Officer declares that a pandemic is affecting Australia.
This document tells you:
- what is a pandemic and its effects
- good occupational health and safety (OHS) practice in pandemic planning
- the community and workplace impact of a pandemic
- employer and employee obligations for health and safety
At the end of the document are resources on proper hygiene practices and a list of sources for more information or advice.