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Critical worker self-isolation exemption revised

The Minister for Health, being satisfied that it is necessary to protect the health, welfare, safety and wellbeing of members of the public, granted amendments to the exemption under clause 15 of the Public Health (COVID-19 Self-Isolation) Order (No 4) 2021 (the Order).

The critical worker exemption under the Public Health (COVID-19 Self-Isolation) Order (No 4) 2021 has been revised and it adds workers from the following categories.

  • Persons who are employed or engaged to undertake statutory functions under Schedule 10 of the Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Regulation 2014
  • A person who is employed or engaged at a major hazard facility, as defined in the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2017, and who is necessary to ensure the critical safety of the facility

For more information, view the Critical Worker Exemption from the Public Health (COVID-19 Self-Isolation) Order (No4). Use the follwing link for the full Public Health Orders and restrictions.

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