Guidance for Visitors – Sydney

Outlined below are the measures currently in place for Watson Farley & Williams Ltd, Level 2, 319 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000.
  • Office is locked 24 x7 (access required with FOB or provided for by employees via an allocated passcode);
  • Office is currently closed due to lockdown (with the possibility of extension to September / October 2021), awaiting further updates from the Federal & State Governments;
  • As of the 12 July 2021, mandatory (under the NSW Government) to have QR Coding displayed at Reception (validates customer data as it is scanned and securely sends it to Service NSW for storage);
  • Should visitors or employees not have a mobile phone in order to partake in the QR Coding, there are hard copy forms (available at Reception);
  • Safe Work Australia National Guidelines adhered to;
  • A COVID Plan for the office is available for all staff and visitors (at Reception);
  • August 2021, NSW Government has currently imposed a 5 km travel zone for everybody in NSW, noting “essential” workers and for those who live in a locked down Local Government Area (LGA) (currently 12 LGA’s listed in NSW), should any of these people be required to attend the worksite, a NSW Permit needs to be obtained via Service NSW website (https://www.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/rules#rules-and-restrictions-for-your-area);
  • There are many penalties currently in place for breaching public health orders and these can be viewed on the Service NSW website, however one of the most important to note is that Businesses that do not allow employees that can reasonably work from home to do so face a fine of up to AUD $10,000 fines for corporations and AUD$2,000 for individuals;
  • A thermometer is available (at Reception) should there be a need for temperatures to be taken;
  • Hand sanitiser is available for use upon entry to our building and throughout the office. Visitors and staff are encouraged to use the sanitiser;
  • Disinfectant surface wipes have been provided to clean workstations and equipment such as phones, keyboard and mouse;
  • Bathrooms are well stocked with hand soap and paper towels, and where appropriate posters with instructions (have been strategically placed) on how to wash hands;
  • Frequently touched areas are cleaned by external cleaners who visit the site twice per week;
  • Visitors must always wear their masks whilst they are in the office / during the meeting. Disposal masks (as well as envelopes) are available at reception, (should they be required) noting that masks may be removed once seated or when eating/drinking. Masks are to be disposed of and placed into an envelope after use, and placed into the bin provided for in the specific room / office;
  • Visitors must always keep a safe distance of at least 1.5 metres between persons;
  • Should an employee, tenant, visitor, or anyone that they live with, be suffering from any COVID-19 symptoms, they are required to self-isolate, and it is requested that parties not attend the offices. WFW contact/s to be notified, who will be happy to make alternative arrangements;
  • Should an employee, tenant or visitor test positive for COVID-19, or feel unwell, (whilst attending the office, or after leaving the building), WFW representative/s or Reception staff to be notified immediately.