How many people are allowed
Full details are provided in the physical distancing section of the COVID-19 Safety Plan.
|Libraries||Maximum capacity summary|
|Attendance||One visitor per 4 square metres of space (excluding staff).|
|Group activities||A maximum of 30 visitors at any storytime, workshop or other group activity at any one time.|
COVID-19 Safety Plans are mandatory
Under Public Health Orders all libraries must complete a COVID-19 Safety Plan.
Libraries should also consider the benefits of registering as COVID Safe.
Complete the plan in consultation with staff, then share it with them.
Keep your plan up to date
You may need to update the plan in the future, as restrictions and advice changes.
You will need to have an up to date plan at your premises at all times and be able to show it to an authorised officer if requested.
Your COVID-19 Safety Plan
You can either:
- use the provided COVID-19 Safety Plan to address the checklist of matters for libraries
- 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 restaurants and cafes.
Register as a COVID Safe business
If you've completed your COVID-19 Safety Plan, you can register as COVID Safe.
Last updated: 2 October 2020