Face masks mandatory on construction sites in Greater Sydney
11th July 2021
by The Landscape Association
The NSW State Government has deemed it necessary to introduce further restrictions to help control the spread of the Delta strain of the COVID-19 virus.
The NSW Government has mandated the requirement to wear a face mask on all construction sites irrespective of whether it is a commercial, civil or residential construction site In the Greater Sydney area. This area continues to include the Central Coast, Wollongong, Shellharbour and the Blue Mountains.
The Health Minster, The Hon Brad Hazzard MP has recently updated this advice that masks are only required in all indoor areas of construction sites throughout NSW.
Members must ensure they abide by the conditions outlined above in addition to normal COVID-19 requirements such as social distancing, hand washing and QR codes.
A copy of the latest COVID-19 Temporary Movement and Gathering Restrictions Public Health Order can accessed by this link. The latest amendment and requirements came into effect from 5.00pm 9 July 2021.