The government has mandated all businesses must develop and abide by a Code of Practice in relation to COVID-19. This Code is to be implemented and effective as of Monday 18 May 2020.
MEA has developed a Code of Practice for the electrical industry. This code has now been revised to incorporate additional measures brought about by Stage 3 & 4 restrictions in Victoria. It includes new information about worker permits, masks, respirators, and updated information about traveling in vehicles for work. Please download and use this in your business.
MEA has developed guidance and support on various lockdowns and State and Federal Government support packages.
MEA recognises that our members require ongoing support during challenging times. We have hosted webinars with our workplace relations and technical teams, plus joined forced with leading key industry icons to provide valuable and informative information to our members. We continue to update our resources and webinars.
This document may be used to customise your own procedure to suit the specific requirements of your business. It is to be provided to customers to explain the ‘on-site’ processes your company has in place to minimise the risk of COVID-19 transmission.
MEA has developed a Hazard Control – Use of Masks resource for the electrical industry.
With the continuing risk of COVID-19 across the country it is important to regularly reassess your controls for managing the risk of exposure to the virus. Across most parts of Australia, wearing masks in the community is not currently recommended however local requirements for masks will apply – notably in Victoria and potentially parts of Sydney.
We’ve developed marketing assets for you to offer an In-Home Electrical Safety Check, a paid service relevant to office workers now working from home and parents now home schooling their children.
Fair Work Act – changes for employers and employees on JobKeeper Wage Subsidy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Do you have staff who work together in twos? Have you considered how to manage this with the new government restrictions?
Do you have staff whom travel in the same vehicle? Have you considered how to manage staff in these close proximity environments?
The purpose of this procedure is to provide guidelines and information (via Government Departments) to effectively reduce the risk of transmitting COVID-19. This procedure can be customised to include your company name.
This risk assessment checklist may be used in collaboration with the client, prior to attending the site. If required, please download the checklist, save it and send to your customers as an attachment.
Resource outlining the steps to minimise risk of infection and spread prior to attending the customers premises, commercial obligations and essential company policies and procedures.
This is a 10-point safety checklist to help employers ensure the safety of the employees temporarily working from home. The checklist also links to State and Territory guidelines for managing work environments.
MEA has teamed up with industry experts to bring a full suite of webinars and documents surrounding WR, Tech, Safety, JobKeeper updates, industry updates and mentoring sessions to help businesses get through these unprecedented times.
The domestic market has changed and opened new opportunities. Access marketing assets for you to offer an In-Home Electrical Safety Check, a paid service relevant to office workers now working from home and parents now home schooling their children. Assets include website, social media and email marketing artwork.