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AWU Safety Update – Coronavirus Case at South 32 Cannington Mine

March 16, 2020

AWU Workplace Health & Safety Alert: South 32 Cannington Mine

16th March 2020


The AWU is aware that there may have been a case of coronavirus (COVID-19) confirmed at South 32, Cannington.

AWU Officials have been in contact with South 32 this morning and received assurances that all potentially affected employees have been contacted and given appropriate health advice.

We’re asking for South 32 to commit no employees will be financially disadvantaged during this time.

We’re also seeking additional assurances from South 32 that measures are being put in place to keep the entire workforce safe from infection.

We understand that South 32 have reached out to all employees who may have been affected and are discussing the matter with the wider workforce.

Remember: you have the right to refuse work that puts your health and safety at imminent risk.

AWU Officials will be doing everything we can to support members during this time.

If you have any questions, concerns, or wish to raise a safety issue related to coronavirus, make sure you contact your Organiser immediately.

If you have any questions, concerns, or wish to raise a safety issue related to coronavirus, make sure you contact your Organiser immediately.

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