Nov 8, 2021, 13:00 PM
All workers and visitors seeking to enter sites and depots across Citywide will now be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have a valid medical exemption.
Following an extensive staff consultation process, the Citywide Group has released a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy which comes into effect from November 26th. The company – inclusive of all its operational sites and subsidiary businesses in Victoria, Tasmania, ACT, NSW and QLD - will also continue to comply with state government public health orders, which take precedence over the Policy.
“This Policy equips us with a firm measure to manage and minimise the risk of COVID-19 through having a fully vaccinated workforce,” Angelica Georgaklis, Executive – People & Culture, said.
“As a responsible employer and being a designated essential services provider, we have a significant ongoing duty of care to meet our occupational health and safety obligations to eliminate or, when not reasonably practicable, to minimise such health risks in the workplace and in the community, where our teams work each day.”
Having a fully vaccinated workforce would enable Citywide to continue safely and reliably delivering the essential services that many communities rely on, including waste and recycling, environmental services, civil infrastructure maintenance, traffic control, and delivery of maintenance and projects in the utilities and energy sectors, Angelica said.
Simon Mossman - Group Corporate Communications
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