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QLD GOV COVID SAFE CHECKLIST FOR RESTRICTED BUSINESSES – REST OF QLD (Last Updated 16/08/2021)

All businesses occurring outside of an Impacted Area or area subject to Lockdown restrictions must operate in accordance with the COVID Safe Checklist for Restricted Areas – Rest of Queensland.

Restrictions for businesses occurring outside of an Impacted Area or area subject to Lockdown requirements include:

  • no more than 1 person per 2m2, or
  • up to 100% seated venue capacity provided patrons or guests are in ticketed and allocated seating
  • collection of contact tracing information using the Check In Qld app
  • regular and thorough cleaning
  • availability of hand washing facilities or hand sanitiser.

Restricted businesses must ensure that a signed copy of the Checklist is displayed at the business premises.

Businesses should refer to the resources to the right for specific guidance on implementing each element of the Checklist.

COVID Safe Check List

1. Contact tracing information
 Restricted businesses must electronically collect and store contact information about all guests, patrons
and staff at the time of entry unless otherwise specified, by either:
o the Check In Qld app; or
o registering guests, patrons and staff through the Business Profile mode of the Check In Qld app.

CG:  We have officially registered with Check In QLD  and QR code has been provided.  The whole event has been ticketed and the following information has been captured for each person attending the gathering, First & Last Name, Address, E-mail Address and Mobile.

2. Occupant density and physical distancing
 For indoor spaces, implement measures to restrict patron numbers to:
o 1 person per 2 square metres for areas open to or used by guests or patrons, or
o up to 100 per cent seated venue capacity provided patrons are in ticketed and allocated seating
Note: occupant density does not apply in outdoor spaces, except for Major Sports Stadiums that
seats more than 20,000 people.
 Indoor and outdoor Major Sports Stadiums that seat 20,000 or more people must restrict patron
numbers to:
o 1 person per 2 square metres, or
o up to 100 per cent capacity provided all patrons are in ticketed and allocated seating.
 Wedding ceremonies and funerals held indoors can have the greater of:
o 1 person per 2 square metres for areas open to or used by guests or patrons, or
o 200 people, or
o Up to 100 per cent seated venue capacity provided patrons are in ticketed and allocated seating.
COVID Safe Checklist: Restricted Businesses
covid19.qld.gov.au
 Occupant density does not apply to my category of business in accordance with Schedule 1 of the
Restrictions on Businesses, Activities and Undertakings Direction.
 Encourage people, either verbally or through signage, to observe physical distancing of 1.5m to the
extent possible.

CG:  We have officially registered with Check In QLD  and QR code has been provided.  The whole event has been ticketed and the following information has been captured for each person attending the gathering, First & Last Name, Address, E-mail Address and Mobile.  We have capped to the tickets for 2021 to a maximum attendance (including vendors, sponsors, educators and volunteers) to 1000 in total.

3. Enhanced cleaning
 Clean frequently touched surfaces:
o clean and disinfect (sanitise) regularly (1-2 hourly).
 Clean infrequently touched surfaces:
o clean at least daily
o clean and disinfect (sanitise) at least weekly.
 Surfaces used by customers, such as tables, must also be cleaned and disinfected between customers.
 Disinfectant products (sanitisers) used must contain:
o alcohol in a concentration of at least 70 per cent
o chlorine bleach in a concentration of 1,000 parts per million,
o oxygen bleach, or
o wipes and sprays that contain quaternary ammonium compounds.
(Note: A list of appropriate disinfectants is published on the TGA website)

CG:  We have engaged external professional cleaning services to be at the event from 1pm on the 1st of October to 10am on Monday the 4th of October.  The food and drink vendors will be using disposable table ware and the areas will be cleaned after each customer.

4. Health and hygiene
 Hand washing facilities (clean running water, soap and paper towels or an air dryer) should be made
available throughout the business for use by visitors and workers. If handwashing is not practical, an
alcohol-based sanitiser must be available.
 Alcohol based hand sanitisers must have greater than 60 per cent ethanol or 70 per cent isopropanol.
Note: further information is available on the Safe use of alcohol-based hand sanitisers.
 All visitors and workers must be notified, either verbally or through signage, that they should not enter
the premises if in the previous 14 days they have:
o returned to Australia from overseas (other than a safe travel zone country)
o been in close contact with an active COVID-19 case
o been in a Queensland declared COVID-19 hotspot, place of concern or exposure venue, as defined
by the Chief Health Officer
o had a fever, cough, sore throat, headache, distorted sense of taste, shortness of breath, chills,
vomiting or any cold/flu like symptoms in the last 72 hours.
covid19.qld.gov.au

CG:  All water closets have washing facilites and alcohol based sanitisers will also be available at all high traffic areas around the show grounds.

5. When staff are unwell or have COVID-19 symptoms
 Direct workers to stay at home if they are sick, and to go home immediately if they become unwell at
work.
 If workers have any COVID-19 symptoms, no matter how mild, encourage them to get tested.

CG:  All incidents of anyone turning up unwell will be documented in the incident management report.   Anyone that turns up unwell not matter how mild will be asked to go home and get tested.

6. Workplace health and safety
 Follow a work health and safety risk management framework to outline how the risk of COVID-19 is
being managed:
o Identify workplace hazards relating to COVID-19 (such as potential for transmission on the worksite
or hazards resulting from a worker or customer who tests positive for COVID-19 infection).
o Determine who might be harmed, and how (including workers and any other individuals in the
workplace).
o Conduct a risk assessment on the identified hazards (assessing the likelihood and consequence of
COVID-19 transmission at the workplace).
o Decide on control measures (including ways to prevent the spread of infection).
o Put controls in place.
o Monitor and review controls regularly.
Examples of risks to consider include:
 Psychosocial risk factors including, but not limited to customer/patron aggression.
 Risk of transmission associated with deliveries, contractors and visitors attending the premises.
 Risk of exposure to hazardous chemicals used in workplace cleaning and disinfection processes.

CG:  Cowgirls Gathering has a full Risk Management plan that can accessed on request.

7. Face masks
For all Major Sports Stadiums that seat more than 20,000 people:
 All customer facing staff are to wear masks when interacting with guests or patrons.
 All staff are to wear masks when unable to remain 1.5 metres away from other staff.
 Encourage guests or patrons, either verbally or through signage, to wear masks at all times while in the
Major Sport Stadium, including upon entry, exiting and while seated. Masks may be removed only while
the patron is eating or drinking.

CG:  This does not apply to Cowgirls Gathering.

Cowgirls Gathering:  Amanda Loy – 0477 727 272 [email protected]

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