Coronaviruses are types of viruses that typically affect the respiratory tract of mammals, including humans. A new strain of Coronavirus, known as novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), was recently reported in Wuhan, China.
It doesn’t matter if you’re a Worker or someone who is responsible for Workers (eg a business), the risk associated with any infectious disease must be managed.
Businesses that have direct contact with sick or ill patients/customers should review their infection control policies and procedures and monitor the Coronavirus situation as it develops.
As a worker, there are obligations under WHS legislation to protect yourself and others. You must
If you believe you are at risk , you should raise your concerns with your Manager or WHS representative.