Do workers need to wear surgical masks?
Frequently asked questions about COVID-19 and safety in the workplace.
General COVID-19 information on surgical masks and who should use surgical mask has been published by the Australian Government Department of Health. Current advice from Department of Health is that surgical masks in the community are only helpful in preventing people who have coronavirus disease from spreading it to others. Surgical masks are not currently recommended for healthy members of the public to prevent COVID-19.