Jab deadline is today for mandatory Victorian workers

NatRoad is reminding the industry that today is the deadline for all authorised Victorian workers to have had their first Covid vaccination or have made a booking.

“The Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions apply to many workers (including those in the freight and logistics industry) who work, or are scheduled to work, outside of their home,” NatRoad said in an alert issued today.

Workers will need to provide evidence of at least a first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine to their employer or have a first dose booking before October 22, 2021. They will also need to have had their second dose by November 26, 2021.

Directions the from Acting Chief Health Officer state that an employer will need to collect, record and hold vaccination information about their employees.

After the listed dates, unvaccinated workers will not be permitted to work outside of home.

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