Information and resources for businesses about protecting staff and customers from COVID-19, financial assistance and personalised support.

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New rules, testing and isolation requirements

Most people no longer need a PCR test (nose and throat swab) and can take a rapid antigen test to confirm they have COVID-19. Read about new testing requirements.

Some critical workers may leave self-isolation if they have no symptoms. Read the critical workers guidance.

Read the new rules for business, which include no singing or dancing in most public places.

Changes to reporting COVID-19 cases in the workplace

Businesses are only be expected to notify SafeWork NSW if a worker is hospitalised and/or dies as a result of contracting COVID-19 at work. Businesses are no longer required to notify SafeWork NSW if a worker tests positive for COVID-19.

Read more in the Guidance for businesses with a worker who tests positive for COVID-19

Business rules

COVID-19 restrictions have eased for many businesses in NSW.

Check the rules

COVID Safe business

Guidance and support to help businesses operate in a COVID Safe way.

Become a COVID Safe business

COVID-19 positive workers

What you need to do if a worker has tested positive to COVID-19. 

Check guidance for businesses

Related apps

Service NSW App

Service NSW

You can check in to COVID Safe businesses who are using their NSW Government QR Code, via the Service NSW app.

Speak Up Save Lives app logo

Speak Up Save Lives

Workplace safety is everyone’s responsibility. 

If you see something unsafe in your workplace, SafeWork NSW wants you to speak up and tell your boss. This app lets you report an unsafe work situation and it gives you the choice to remain anonymous. You can tag your location, include photos, and choose to be kept updated on the issue you’ve reported.


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