Practical tips for managing the ongoing impacts of CVOID-19 in your Organisation

It’s with care and consideration to you, our valued community that we thought it prudent to give you some practical tips in this very stressful, serious and unpredictable time. We wanted to help you with planning, mitigating risk and setting up your contingency plans.

Guides for HR Managers & Employers

COVID-19 (or coronavirus) is new, largely unknown and unpredictable.  Careful, considered and systematic planning will help you manage the people risks in your business and will stand you in good stead to deal with a rapidly-shifting COVID-19 landscape, as well as any future crisis that may emerge.

Landers & Rogers have written a guide to assist HR managers and Employers in meeting safety obligations, resource planning and keeping your people safe.

We’ve attached their Guides for Employers & HR Managers to assist you during this pandemic.

Quick Reference Guide for Employers 

Quick Reference Guide for HR Managers

Flexible & Remote Working

If you are in a position to have staff work from home, and would like assistance with this; setting frameworks, policies, how to guides, we have all of these available to you and will happily assist you with setting these processes in place to mitigate risk and minimise down time in your workforce.  We will provide this information and guides free of charge to you, our valued community.  Please call Helen on 03 9344 1333 or 0413 15 88 77 to discuss your requirements and we will provide you with the Tools to assist you.

Practical Information – Keep up to date

For some tips on how to reduce the risk of being exposed to the virus see the below information from the department of health and human services.  You may want to circulate this to your staff.

https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/victorian-public-coronavirus-disease-covid-19

Ten ways to reduce your risk of coronavirus

  • Wash hands often with soap and running water, for at least 20 seconds. Dry with paper towel or hand dryer.
  • Try not to touch your eyes, nose or mouth.
  • Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. If you don’t have a tissue cough or sneeze into your upper sleeve or elbow.
  • Isolate yourself at home if you feel sick. If you take medication ensure you have adequate supplies.
  • Phone your GP first if you need medical attention. They will tell you what to do.
  • Continue healthy habits: exercise, drink water, get plenty of sleep, and now is the time to quit smoking. Call the Quitline 137 848.
  • Don’t wear a face mask if you are well.
  • Buy an alcohol-based hand sanitiser with over 60 per cent alcohol.
  • Get the flu shot (available April).
  • Shaking hands is optional!
  • Remember to Practice the 20-second rule when washing your hands, see below for a great way to remember to wash for 20 seconds

 

 

Be safe, and if you have any questions at all, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

The Team @ Inspired People