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Safety First: CoVid-19 Measures In The Workplace

The outbreak of CoVid-19, also known as the Coronavirus Disease 2019, took the world by storm when it first emerged in late 2019. This highly contagious respiratory illness caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus quickly spread across borders and continents, leading to a global pandemic. The rapid transmission of the virus resulted in a significant impact on public health, economies, and daily life around the world. With the relentless spread of CoVid-19, countries and communities were faced with unprecedented challenges and had to adapt quickly to navigate through the uncertainties brought by this novel virus.

Face mask and social distancingField and tactical gear is just one of the ways we at BrandNet support our defence forces, but when the ACT COVID-19 lockdown started and Officer Cadets from RMC Duntroon were stuck without important field gear for upcoming exercises our team stepped up to distribute the urgently needed items. Our defence forces don’t stop and neither did we. Read this story on the Military Voice.

Recent news articles have highlighted the emergence of new COVID-19 subvariants, such as FLiRT,  which is not as amorous nor playful as the moniker suggests, pose challenges especially with the winter season in Australia. Having lived through the pandemic's impact as all levels of society did, it is is crucial for organisations to develop effective policies and protocols to ensure the safety and well-being of employees, visitors and other stakeholders involved in your business.

Implementing Health and Safety Protocols

To mitigate the risks associated with CoVid-19, organisations may need to revisit and implement robust health and safety protocols. These protocols should align with guidelines provided by health authorities in your respective states and territories.

Some key health and safety protocols that organisations can implement include:

  • Enhanced hygiene practices. Print out reminders about frequent hand hygiene. Provide hand sanitisers and tissue in easily accessible locations throughout the workplace. 

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    Pro Tip: Investing in your own branded tissue boxes and hand sanitisers can prove to be an effective spend for your business as these can be used in your daily operations year-round

  • Create healthier work places. Ensure proper ventilation and airflow in indoor spaces as well as social distancing measures where possible. Regularly cleaning and disinfecting frequently touched surfaces, such as doorknobs, light switches, and shared equipment for good measure.

  • Encourage employees and visitors to wear face masks or coverings in shared spaces. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, face masks emerged as indispensable tools for safeguarding public health and curbing the transmission of the virus. Despite the easing of restrictions, continued mask usage remains essential in preventing potential surges in infections and protecting ourselves and our communities. 


Pro Tip: You can brand your own face masks. Alternatively, Contact Gear Australia cloth face masks are an affordable off-the-shelf solution with inexpensive customisation options. Reach out to the BrandPro team to get more information.

  • Regular monitoring and communication. Monitor the health status of employees and promptly address any CoVid-19 symptoms or cases. Communicate openly and transparently with employees about CoVid-19 policies, protocols, and any changes or updates. Staying informed about the latest updates and recommendations regarding COVID-19 is still essential. 

By implementing these protocols, organisations can create an environment that reduces the risk of transmission and be able to effectively respond to CoVid-19 challenges and ensure the well-being of their employees and visitors.