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Does your business require a COVID Marshal?

Tuesday, 18 August 2020

From Friday, 21 August, certain businesses will need to have appointed a 'COVID Marshal' to ensure staff and patrons are operating in accordance with their specific COVID plans. 

COVID Marshals must: Businesses that require a COVID Marshal include gyms and sporting clubs, cafes, bars and restaurants, supermarkets, social and religious groups, and more

For venues with a capacity of fewer than 200 people, businesses can nominate an existing staff member to perform the duties of a COVID Marshal in addition to their regular role.

If more than 200 people are reasonably expected to participate in your business activity, then a dedicated COVID Marshal must be appointed. This means that you must have a staff member on site that exclusively performs the role of COVID Marshal during your hours of operation. 

To view full requirements, information about COVID Marshal Training and FAQs, visit the COVID Marshal webpage.

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