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As an employer, it’s important that you continue to review, update, and communicate your COVID-19 safety plan as conditions change.

There are five main steps to ensuring your COVID-19 safety plan is developed and maintained with the right controls and communications in place for your business.

Review the steps outlined in each of the videos below to ensure your plan continues to be effective and functioning properly.


The first step of every COVID-19 safety plan is a risk assessment.

The second step of every COVID-19 safety plan is to implement measures to reduce the transmission of COVID-19.

The third step of every COVID-19 safety plan is to develop and communicate the policies and procedures that keep your workplace safe.

The fourth step of every COVID-19 safety plan is to educate and train your workers on the details of your plan.

The fifth step of every COVID-19 safety plan is to monitor your workplace and update your plan as needed.

Your safety plan

You can learn more about developing your safety plan at Industry-specific information, which includes a template for a COVID-19 Safety Plan, and in our COVID-19 Safety Plan OHS Guideline, which includes information on the level of detail required and use of supporting documentation.