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Latest Updates

24 February 2021 - New COVID Space Signage available on Resources page

19 February 2021 -  New Driving Rules -  "The University has updated its policy regarding the use of vehicles in line with recent changes to public health guidelines. When planning to use vehicles for work purposes, please first consider whether the travel is necessary and if passenger numbers can be limited.  If travel is required, the full vehicle capacity can be used.

9 February 2021 - Arrival Procedure flipping book is now available

18 December 2020 - New Guidance on planning for your COVID Safe Event

12 November 2020 - COVID-19 Operational Impact Scale (PDF 30.2 KB) - University of Tasmania - currently in Level 2 Restrictions, view to see what is allowed for Learning and Teaching, Research, People on Campus, Driving, Travel, Shared spaces, Meetings/Events/Programs, School Visits and Building Access/Public areas.

7 October 2020 - Tasmanian Public Health Advice received - If you have hay fever symptoms, even mild symptoms, it’s important you get tested for COVID-19 - further information under Health Advice (COVID-19 Testing and Notification Process)

6 October 2020 - COVID-Safe Administering First Aid - Guide now Available (PDF 155.5 KB)

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UTAS COVID-Safety Plan

The University must ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, the health and safety of workers and other people. This includes having measures in place to eliminate or manage the risks arising from COVID-19.

Safe Work Australia introduced new regulations regarding COVID-19 which the University must comply with to keep our staff and students safe from Coronavirus.

The new Regulations outline the Minimum Standards required by all businesses to manage the risks of COVID-19 in the workplace. This involves having a COVID-Safety Plan (PPTX 2.7 MB) in place by 15 June 2020.

The plan outlines the identified risks, control measures that provide how the University will resume normal business operations and demonstrate compliance with the new COVID-19 Regulations.

Use the COVID-Safe Plan Checklist (PDF 206.7 KB) to implement the University’s COVID-Safety Plan for your spaces and activities.