COVID-Safe Plan

For your and our safety

Business Name: Five Castles

ABN: 27410411902

Plan completed by: Arek Rainczuk

Date reviewed: 26/10/20

This plan applies to photography for commercial photographers undertaking paid service.

  1. Ensure physical distancing.
    Both the client and the photographer must remain a minimum of 1.5 m from each other at all times. Outdoor photography sessions will be available to groups of 10 and under. All transactional activity will be undertaken online where practical (invoicing / contract signing etc.)
  2. Wear a face covering.
    A face mask will be worn by the photographer at all times throughout the photography session. Unless a lawful exception applies, all people over the age of 12 will wear a face covering and only remove that face covering for the duration of the photograph. This is in accordance with the https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/sites/default/files/documents/202010/Stay%20at%20Home%20Directions%20(Restricted%20Areas)%20(No%2019)%20-%2018%20October%202020_0.pdf?fbclid=IwAR3i0bV7yQdSOikpg-ktV2g0788C7NVDfyrrfIL8ARxZq87_VDtEettyH8Y"
    Stay at Home Directives (Restricted Areas) Subclause 7 (s) that state a face covering can be removed "to the extent that it is not reasonably practicable to receive that service wearing a face covering. Cloth masks will be washed each day after use and disposable masks will be discarded. However, if during the day the mask is visibly dirty or wet, the mask will be replaced immediately.
  3. Practise good hygiene.
    Vigilant hand and cough hygiene will be maintained at all times by both the client and the photographer. Camera equipment will be thoroughly cleaned between sessions.
  4. Keep records and act quickly if anybody becomes unwell.
    Contact details for all persons being photographed will be collected prior to the session. The importance of not attending / rescheduling if unwell will be reinforced and is applicable to both the client and the photographer. In the event that the photographer comes into contact with a person with coronavirus (COVID-19), WorkSafe Victoria will be notified immediately on 13 23 60 and all contact details will be provided. Any exposure to a person with coronavirus (COVID-19) will result in the closure of this business until it is declared safe to re-open by the relevant authorities. In the event that the client comes into contact with a person with coronavirus (COVID-19), they shall notify the photographer immediately and will not schedule a photography session until they have received a negative test result
  5. Avoid interactions in enclosed spaces.
    Indoor photography will be limited to a one on one sessions only, with appropriate ventilation maintained throughout.