Vaccination For the Workplace: What You Need to Know
As detailed in IBRS’s 2021 Trends report, the vaccine shot will not end sporadic lockdowns. Organisations should routinely review workplace safety plans and update them based on current public health guidelines. Protective measures should still be in place.
If not already established, organisations should set up a workplace COVID-19 working group, which should include ICT representation. The working group should ensure the company’s compliance with public health recommendations, plan education, and determine how digital services will support the plan.
The Australian context for workplace vaccination policies are complicated by different privacy, duty of care and other workplace and safety regulations. This paper provides an overview of the policies that may impact management decisions as of June 2021.