MACH Energy Mount Pleasant Operation – COVID-19

Wednesday 22nd July, 2021
MACH Energy Australia is working in line with all Government requirements and the Resource Sector COVID-19 National Health and Safety Protocols and our first approach during this time is to the wellbeing of our employees, their families and the community of Muswellbrook.
We have implemented numerous measures on site at our Mount Pleasant Operation and our Newcastle office, these include:
Consideration for those who are at the greatest risk if COVID-19 is contracted, including:
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples over the age of 50
  • Those aged 60 years and over
The MACH Energy team will adhere to the Government requirements regarding COVID-19 and amend its approach as required in this dynamic environment.
  • Wear a fitted face mask when you are in an indoor area of a non-residential premises
  • Restrict outdoor gatherings to no more than two people
  • Maintain a 1.5m distance when outside
  • Maintain a 4 sqm distance when inside
  • Rearranging office work space where possible
  • Cancelling meetings and implementing video conferencing
  • Reducing the number of staff working on site and in the Newcastle office
  • Working from home arrangements for staff who can work remotely
  • Identification, discussions with and support for high risk employees to encourage working from home
  • Remind employees about the Employee Assistance Program providing online support
  • Ceased all international and domestic travel
  • Regularly wash hands using soap and water or alcohol-based hand sanitiser
  • Surfaces, including shared vehicles are cleaned prior and after use using alcohol-based sanitiser
  • Increasing the frequency and intensity of commercial cleaning processes at all locations
  • Observe all travel bans for non-essential travel
  • Contracting companies required to provide COVID-19 response plans prior to arriving on site