How many people are allowed
Full details are provided in the physical distancing section of the COVID-19 Safety Plan.
|Common areas||Maximum capacity summary|
|Open plan communal areas, such as kitchens and BBQ areas, shared dining areas or showers.||
Calculate the floor area in open plan communal areas, such as kitchens/ BBQ areas, shared dining areas or showers, to determine the maximum number of people who can safely occupy the space (one person per 4 square metres in indoor areas in Greater Sydney or one person per 2 square metres in other regions).
Note: ‘Greater Sydney’ means Greater Sydney as defined by the Public Health (COVID-19 Restrictions on Gathering and Movement) Order (No 7) 2020.
COVID-19 Safety Plans and COVID Safe registration
Having a COVID-19 Safety Plan in place will help minimise risk of transmission of COVID-19 on your premises.
Complete the plan in consultation with your workers, then share it with them.
Hotels and accommodation businesses should also consider the benefits of registering as COVID Safe.
Keep your plan up to date
You may need to update the plan in the future, as restrictions and advice changes.
Your COVID-19 Safety Plan
You can either:
- use the provided COVID-19 Safety Plan to address the checklist of matters
- keep using your existing plan, if you have one, after making sure it includes all the items in the provided COVID-19 Safety Plan.
Things to note:
- If you complete the plan online it will take 30 to 45 minutes and must be completed in one session.
- You may need to review current NSW Health guidance on the following areas before completing your plan:
Ensure COVID-19 Safety Plans are in place, where relevant, for:
Lord Howe Island hotels and accommodation
There is a COVID-19 Safety Plan specifically for hotels and accommodation facilities on Lord Howe Island.
To help develop their safety plan, hotels and accommodation facilities on Lord Howe Island may need to refer to COVID-19 self-isolation and testing location alerts issued by:
Register as a COVID Safe business
If you've completed your COVID-19 Safety Plan, you can register your business as COVID Safe.