New Course: COVID-19 and Your Workplace

New Course Covid 19

We are happy to announce that a new course, COVID-19 & Your Workplace, is available on the GPA Training site.

Developed using the latest government messaging and content on COVID-19 safety, this course will help you get your workplace ready for the extra workers who will be helping with your harvest.

Course Content

The COVID-19 Pandemic and the Agriculture Industry

  • COVID-19 and the Agriculture Industry
  • What is the Coronavirus and COVID-19?
  • Common Symptoms of COVID-19
  • Possible Long-Term Effects of COVID-19
  • How is COVID-19 Spread?
  • How Can I Fight the Spread of COVID-19?
  • Legal Requirements During the Pandemic
  • Is COVID-19 a Notifiable Incident?
  • What if a Worker has COVID-19?

COVID-19 Risks and Hazards

  • Controlling Risks and Hazards
  • Identifying Risks and Hazards
  • Physical and Mental Fatigue
  • What is Screening?
  • How is Screening Done?
  • Physical Distancing
  • Possible Exceptions
  • Prevent the Spread with Face Coverings
  • Workplace Accidents and Face Coverings
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Hygiene in the Workplace
  • Regular Cleaning
  • Shared Tools, Plant, and Equipment
  • Workplace Amenities and Facilities

Working During the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • Worker Communication
  • Talking About COVID-19
  • Work Meetings
  • What Should You Do?
  • Inductions
  • Accommodation For Workers
  • Workplace Mapping
  • Why is Mapping Important?

To access this course, you will need to be a Silver member. You can upgrade your membership by logging into the site and clicking your “My Account” menu. 

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