COVID-19. Important information for our members. 

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The situation with the coronavirus is changing every day, so please be sure to refresh this page and check our Facebook page for updates.

The PPTEU, along with other construction unions, employer associations and other industry partners believe that it is not in the interest of the industry and its workforce for sites to be closed down partially or fully due to Covid-19, whilst we must all maintain public and private health standards for everyone in the community.

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak the office is closed for member access.

In line with recommendations with Government, we are taking preventative measures for the health and safety of the members and staff.  

We encourage you use the "contact us" link at the bottom of the home page.

For the purchase of merchandise, this must be ordered online, using the "shop" drop down box at the top right hand side of the home page.

We apologise for the inconvenience this causes, but these measures are necessary during this unprecedented health event. 

We strongly advise all members to use this web site to keep up to date with daily announcements affecting you and our industry. For general health advice on COVID- 19 you can call the Vic Government hotline on 1800 675 398 or check out their website.

Case alerts – public exposure sites

Victorian locations where there is a risk you may have been exposed to COVID-19. 

These premises have had confirmed cases visit during their infectious period. This does not mean that there is an ongoing risk associated with the premises. You can safely visit the site in line with current restrictions.

To read Tiers 1,2 and 3 explained, and view the list of exposure sites; Read here.

20 July 2021

The PPTEU has put together a brief  explanation of your rights at work during the Covid-19 pandemic.

11 June 2021

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidelines Building and Construction Industry Victoria (Revision 13) 

These Guidelines have been adopted and agreed by the Victorian Building and Construction Unions and Employer and Industry Associations. The Guidelines have also been endorsed by the Building Industry Consultative Council. These Guidelines will be regularly updated to reflect changes resulting from Government announcements, directions of the Victorian Chief Health Officer and best practices. 

4 March 2021

COVID-19 vaccinations in workplaces

Using COVID-19 vaccines in workplaces to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19.

WorkSafe Victoria have published a guidance note on the use of vaccinations as a control measure to reduce the risk of exposure to Covid-19 in the workplace.

There will be further reviews and versions of COVID-19 Vaccine guidance as new advice or information is supplied by the Department of Health or Commonwealth government.

Read the guidance note here.

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