We continue to operate normally as a COVID safe worksite, including our Melbourne safety training facility, where return to stay at home restrictions are in place. With the risks being quite varied across Australia, we have adopted our COVID controls mirroring the regional requirements. However, physical distancing principles still apply at all training centres regardless of the varied level of restrictions imposed by the state government. We are proud to have instilled the right behaviour amongst all our staff, trainees and visitors, keeping our facilities 100% COVID free.
OUR APPROACH TO COVID-19
We are standing with you now and for the future.
Shane Addis, ERGT’s Managing Director shares his view on how the organisation adapted and responded to the COVID-19 pandemic.
SAFETY CRITICAL TRAINING FOR ESSENTIAL INDUSTRIES
ERGT Australia is operating under a comprehensive pandemic strategy to ensure we can continue to support the Energy, Resources, Maritime, Utilities and Defence Industries. With the risks being quite varied across Australia, we have adopted our COVID restrictions & controls mirroring the regional requirements.
As a socially responsible Australian business we are doing everything possible to 'Stop the Spread‘. All ERGT training facilities meet our client’s expectations of a controlled worksite.
ERGT Pandemic Preparedness Response Plan
A comprehensive 50 page ‘Pandemic Preparedness Response Plan’ provides the framework for ERGT to effectively manage the COVID-19 response. Please feel free to get in touch with our HSE Manager, Wayne Bajars at email@example.com for the full copy.
Total Isolation Training Zone
Our approach to the training delivery is modified to either significantly minimise the time spent at our training facilities or ensure a isolation training zone, where ever possible.
We are committed to keeping our trainees, visitors and our team safe while at our facilities and will continue to adapt and change as required. Majority of our non-training staff continues to work from home(WFH).
BEFORE YOU COME IN
ERGT Australia is committed to keep everyone at the facility safe. Please review all the documents. We are 100% COVID-19 FREE and continue to do so with your support.
ERGT Trainee-Visitor Self-Declaration Form
Advice on travelling to and around Western Australia
WA State border Closures are in place to limit the spread of COVID-19.
You cannot enter Western Australia unless an exemption has been granted.
Anyone who thinks they meet the criteria outlined in the Quarantine (Closing the Border) Directions has to apply for an exemption. Find up to date info here.
Launched on 20th April : Use the G2G PASS app to apply for approval to travel, and receive proof of your exemption prior to travel. Get the APP
Complete the paper-based exemption application form prior to travel and submit to WAEntryRequest@police.wa.gov.au with supporting documentation.
Read and download WA Entry – Request for Approval as an Exempt Traveller here.
State and territory border closures
INDUSTRY BODY UPDATES
The Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association is the peak national body representing Australia’s oil and gas exploration and production industry. ERGT Australia, being an associate member of APPEA is mirroring their COVID-19 protocols. Please read here.
The Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia is the peak resources sector representative body in Western Australia. ERGT Australia is a member which gives us key access to daily updates on COVID-19, and access to key strategic framework such as Implementation plan for COVID-19 in the resources sector. You can read here.
ERGT Australia supports and contributes to the safety culture that Safer Together’s leads, formed by member-led organisation of Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Industry Operating Companies and Contract Partner Companies. Read here to see onshore and offshore COVID-19 protocols to keep all workforce safe in the oil and gas industry.
NOPSEMA is working with industry and government to reduce the risks associated with COVID-19 and prioritise the well-being of offshore workers while ensuring critical oil and gas supply is maintained.
ERGT Australia, being an essential safety training provider, appreciates and follows key announcements on COVID-19 that they share as compliance regulators with the industry and contractors. Read more here.
ERGT & INDUSTRY NEWS
Take a peek at ERGT's latest COVID-19 initiatives and Industry updates
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