In this state of emergency and pandemic situation, timely notification of potential workplace transmission of COVID‑19 is critical for efficient and effective management of related health and safety risks, and the prompt investigation of potential breaches of employer duties.

An employer becomes aware that an employee or independent contractor engaged by the employer, and any employees of the independent contractor, has received a confirmed diagnosis of COVID-19, and has attended the workplace within the infectious period (being 14 days prior to receiving the confirmed diagnosis of COVID- 19 and until clearance from isolation has been received)

Notification Process

Guard Tests Negative

Guard shows symptoms or does not feel well – Must not work – Self Isolate and get tested

Guard records a Negative test

Returns to work IF feeling OK to do so
(Provided there are no symptoms present)


Guard Tests Positive

What date the test was conducted

What date the test came back positive Obtain Certificate of positive test

Obtain Clearance from Medical practitioner once staff is able to return to work

Notify Worksafe

Notify Client and send through OHS COVID-19 Report

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