Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Safer Together is working closely with APPEA to support the Australian Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Industry's response to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. Click here for more information.

COVID-19 Housekeeping - Office based roles & visitors

APPEA members are gradually returning to full office occupancy

Principal Requirements

(suggested performance expectations for this part of the protocol)

In areas/ jurisdictions of high COVID-19 community transmission, flexible working arrangements are being maintained for office-based workers.


(suggestions for practices to meet performance expectations)

  • The following considerations may apply to office-based workers and office-based visitors:
    • Stay home if you feel unwell.
    • Declare any contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case.
    • Maintain physical distancing; and good hygiene practices.
    • Avoid unnecessary physical contact.
    • Commuting options.
    • Separate at risk groups of the workforce.
    • Encourage visitors to give advanced notice and communicate controls / expectations.
    • Communicate to visitors any changes in access or egress.
    • Follow company specific COVID19 measures.

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