Here in Australia, we are in rather a privileged position compared to the rest of the world. With the number of new COVID-19 cases generally remaining low since late 2020, it appears we have a degree of control over the virus that would be hard to imagine in many other countries.
As we begin our return to normalcy, many of those who shuttered their businesses are starting to reopen and office workers are once again commuting to work. Keep reading for advice on staying safe as you and your employees return to your business.
Safe Work Australia has a dedicated site for COVID-19 information for small businesses. This makes it easier to understand:
Are you looking to learn about compliance, or how to fill out a COVID-19 risk assessment? This is a great place to start.
As a business owner, following relevant federal and state or territory laws should always be your priority.
Your health, and that of your staff, is simply crucial.
And closely following these rules and regulations means fewer troubles down the line.
Some of the most effective ways to limit the spread of the virus are simple to implement and enforce, such as masks. However, there are plenty of additional steps you can take to keep yourself, your staff, and your customers safe.
Engineering controls may sound like a complex term, but in the context of limiting disease spread, it simply means making changes that discourage the spread of the COVID-19 virus. You might like to consider:
There are plenty of ways businesses can limit the conditions that lead to the spread of COVID-19, with many involving reduced contact between staff, customers, and others. You should look for payment processing options that support this same goal.
There are a few options to consider when it comes to a safer strategy for processing payments. You can:
Zeller offers an integrated payment processing solution for businesses across Australia. By supporting contactless payments, including payments made via mobile wallets, Zeller Terminal helps you create a safer environment — for both your staff, and your customers.