CPD Questions - Managing your workplace obligations in a crisis
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Q1 2 Key components of your risk management plan are Prevention and reaction.
Q2 When requiring staff to remain at home consider:
Contractual rights
Award / Enterprise Agreements
Common-law right to give a reasonable and lawful direction.
All of the above
Q3 How should employers handle international travel arrangements?
These plans should be ceased immediately
These can proceed provided the proper precations are undertaken
These should be assessed on a case by case basis depending on the desitination the employee is traveling to.
Q4 If there is a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the workplace besides taking action on immediate isolation procedures, communicating to affected individuals an employer should also be aware risks of disability discrimination or breach of general protections.
Q5 What should a business consider in pandemic planning?
Technological capacity to work from home.
Business Continuity Plans.
Seek legal advice regarding Contract/Enterprise Agreement to clarify right to stand down employees.
all of the above