A Safety News article.
About 40% of the country’s workforce are required to be vaccinated under the new Covid-19 traffic light system.
Currently, only high-risk workplaces and those in customer-facing roles will be required to have both doses of the vaccine. However, industry leaders are pushing for the Government to mandate vaccines in most other sectors.
Registered Master Builders is calling for vaccine mandates across the construction sector. Chief Executive David Kelly says members are facing a complex situation in the residential sector where clients only want vaccinated builders in their homes, which they are legally entitled to do.