Our COVID-19 Safety Plan Visitors

VERSION 1 | MARCH 2022

Our COVID-19 Safety Plan | Visitors

SAFETY AND WELLBEING

A guide for visitors entering University premises or premises where University operated programs and events are held

VENDOR OPERATING CONDITIONS & GUIDELINES

Minimising the transmission of COVID-19 requires a layered defence strategy

Protect health

Minimise Transmission

Maintain key functions

Be fully vaccinated or have an exemption and wear a mask.

Temperature Check on arrival.

Touch point cleaning.

If you start to feel unwell and have symptoms even minor, stay at home. Call the Public Health Hotline 1800 671 738 to arrange a COVID-19 test or test yourself with a RAT (Rapid Antigen Test) if available.

Report any positive case while on campus to your University point of contact.

Shift to outdoor spaces or larger rooms.

Comply with Public Health directions.

University response

Appropriate building ventilation.

management team in place.

Practice good hygiene.

Recieve your booster when eligible.

Follow all instructions.

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Our responsibilities

We all have a shared responsibility to minimise the risk of COVID-19.

Health and Wellbeing

To do this, you must: • Be fully vaccinated or have an exemption and wear a mask. • On arrival temperature check at a University temperature station.

ANGLE-RIGHT Physical Distancing The more space between people, the harder it is for the virus to move between people. Wherever possible maintain at least 1.5m from others. If this is not possible, minimise the duration of contact and consider additional controls. ANGLE-RIGHT Personal Hygiene Handwashing and hygiene are the most important things you can do to protect yourself. Good hygiene behaviours include: • Wearing a mask in indoor settings. • Washing hands and/or using hand sanitiser correctly and frequently. • Cough or sneeze into your elbow and avoid touching your face. ANGLE-RIGHT Arrange a COVID-19 test If you start to feel unwell and have symptoms, stay at home, do not enter University premises or premises where University operated programs and events are held. Call the Public Health Hotline 1800 671 738 to arrange a COVID-19 test or test yourself with a RAT (Rapid Antigen Test) if available. ANGLE-RIGHT If you are diagnosed as COVID positive If you have received a positive test and attended our campuses while symptomatic please let your University point of contact know – they will inform the University response management team. You must also complete the Public Health Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) - Positive Result Declaration if your positive result was obtained using a RAT.

Comply with Public Health directions.

Our responsibilities may change in line with government requirements in response to COVID-19 transmission in the community. We will need to remain agile and stay up to date on Public Health COVID-19 information. premises where University operated programs and events are held, must comply with the requirements listed above. If a child is unable to meet these requirements (e.g., < 12 and not fully vaccinated or fully vaccinated but unwilling to wear a mask) they are unable to enter. Requirements for children Children entering a University premises or

Find the closest temperature station to you.

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Management Framework

COVID-19 Safety Plan Our COVID-19 Safety Plan outlines the controls we implement to manage risks associated with COVID-19 transmission.

COVID-19 Response Our COVID-19 Response will inform our actions on campus in response to case identification.

Your University Contact If you have received a positive test and attended our campuses while symptomatic please let your University point of contact know – they will inform the University response management team. Your information will remain confidential and will support our management of COVID-19 and the health and safety of our community.

Controls for managing risks COVID-19 SAFETY PLAN

Access to campus To access University premises or premises where University operated programs and events are held visitors are required to: • Monitor for symptoms. Stay home if you detect even minor symptoms and call the Public Health Hotline 1800 671 738 to arrange a COVID-19 test or test yourself with a RAT (Rapid Antigen Test) if available. • Be fully vaccinated or have an exemption and wear a mask. • On arrival temperature check at a University temperature station. • Comply with Public Health directions. Physical Distancing The more space between people, the harder it is for the virus to move between people. Wherever possible: • Maintain at least 1.5m from others. If this is not possible, minimise the duration of contact and consider additional controls.

1.5m

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Hygiene and cleaning Handwashing and hygiene are the most important things you can do to protect yourself. Good hygiene behaviours include: • Wearing masks indoors. • Washing hands and using hand sanitiser correctly. • Cough or sneeze into your elbow and avoid touching your face. • Limit physical contact with others. • Limit sharing of equipment, and clean any shared equipment between users.

Managing transmission on campus COVID-19 RESPONSE

Positive Cases If you have received a positive test and attended our campuses while symptomatic please let your University point of contact know – they will inform the University response management team. The Response Team will monitor cases in the University community to: • Establish links between cases, close contacts and locations. • Regularly liaise with Public Health to assist in decision making. • Help inform on campus management. Quarantine and Isolation If you or a member of your household are required to isolate or quarantine, you must comply with the Public Health directions provided to you. You may return to campus once you are cleared by Public Health and are symptom free. Operational Requirements When hosting visitors please review the University’s Operational Requirements which outline expected COVID safe behaviours.

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