Your COVID-19 Safety Plan

Maritime operations
Business details
Business name: Blue Eyes Corporate Cruises
Business location (town, suburb or postcode): McMahons Point
Completed by: Ross Walden
Email address:
Effective date: 5 August 2020
Date completed: 20 November 2020
Wellbeing of staff and customers

Operator: Exclude staff and customers who are unwell from the site.
Vessels: Exclude shore based personnel who are unwell from the vessel.
Ensure all staff and customers are excluded who are unwell from the vessel


Operator & Vessel: When inducting staff and visitors on-site, provide information on how to stay COVID Safe.
Ensure induction of staff and visitors on site by providing how to stay COVID Safe


Operator & Vessel: Provide staff with information and training on COVID-19, including when to get tested, physical distancing and cleaning.
Ensure staff have the information and training on COVID-19 including when to get tested, physical distancing and cleaning


Operator: Make staff aware of their leave entitlements if they are sick or required to self-isolate.
Ensure staff are aware of their entitlements if they sick or need to self-isolate


If operators observe maritime crew not adhering to operator requirements, operators should request that the maritime crew and their company comply with the restrictions and requirements. If non-compliance continues then operators should notify the relevant authority (such as biosecurity officers at the port) and cease work associated with the vessel where the non-compliance is presenting safety risks to workers.
Ensure maritime crew adhere to operators requirements and if non compliance continues notify the relevant authority


Ensure requirements of each party, the ship and the operator have been communicated in good time to each other and are assessed and understood. If there are differences in requirements control measures should be agreed and understood by all parties prior to the shipboard intervention taking place.
Ensure all staff and guests have been communicated in a good time to each other and assessed and understood. All control measures should be agreed and understood by all parties prior to the shipboard intervention tasking place


Operator: Display conditions of entry (website, social media, site entry).
Ensure display conditions of entry


Physical distancing


Operator: Develop a Travel Action Plan and provide information to staff and visitors about how to travel to your workplace in a COVID Safe way.
Travel to Blue Eyes 11 embarkation point using public transport adhering to the health regulations on public transport. Or by privately owned vehicle by yourself


Operator: Monitor and manage the number of workers in all areas and maintain physical distancing where practicable. Where there are meal rooms ensure physical distancing is observed.
Display the social distancing signs that are current and constantly monitor physical distancing at all teams.


Operator: Ensure storage points are frequently reviewed to ensure equipment is not crowded, where practical.
Continually ensure the storage of equipment is not crowded


Operator & Vessel: Consider placing markers on the floor/wharf to help with physical distancing.
Display physical distancing markers on the floor in all areas of the vessel


Operator & Vessels: Use telephone or video platforms for essential meetings where practical.
Use personal mobile telephone for essential meetings


Where reasonably practical, stagger start times and breaks for staff members to minimise the risk of close contact.
Stagger breaks for staff mermbers


Operators & Vessels: Request contactless delivery and invoicing, where practical. Where this is not practical minimise contact between workers.
Minimise contact between staff


Operators: Calculate maximum limits on the number of people within an area, such as offices, meeting rooms, elevators, site sheds, and clearly display the occupancy number at entry points.
Clearly display the occupancy numbers at the point of entry


Operators: Have strategies in place to manage gatherings that may occur immediately outside the premises. This is important as informal gatherings (eg whilst awaiting entry to a premises) can be an opportunity for spread.
Inform all guests to ensure they observe social at the embarkation point


Use signage to show the capacity limits for site or office elevators.
Use signs to display the capacity limits


Operators & Vessels: Ensure ship personnel are disembarking from the vessel only in accordance with the Public Health Order (Maritime Quarantine). If ship personnel need to disembark to perform on-shore duties ensure there is a marked boundary which vessel crew do not cross (eg the edge of the wharf).
Ensure ship personal disembark in accordance with Public Health Orders,


Operators & Vessels: Work onboard should only be conducted if a practical alternative that avoids going on board is not available. e.g. conducting audit, surveys, inspections and training may be able to be undertaken remotely which may eliminate the need to go onboard or reduce the numbers of personnel needing to attend.
Ensure training and work on the vessel is undertaken remotely if possible.


Operators: Consider what work can be done off-site, such as prefabrication work, or administration work from home.
All administration to be done from home


Hygiene and cleaning


Operators & Vessels: Adopt good hand hygiene practices.
Ensure good hand hygiene is practiced by staff and guests


Operators & Vessels: Ensure bathrooms are well stocked with hand soap and paper towels.
Ensure Hand sanitizer and paper toweling is available in both bathrooms


Operators & Vessels: Ensure rubbish collection is performed regularly to avoid rubbish overflow.
Ensure staff perform rubbish collection regularly and store it in a non public area of the vessel


Operators & Vessels: Have hand sanitiser at key points around the site / vessel, such as entry and exit points and meal areas. Hand sanitiser may not work well if hands are visibly dirty.
Ensure hand sanitizer is readily available in all areas of the vessel


Operators: Trades services should make sure hand washing facilities or hand sanitiser is available in work vehicles for mobile tradespeople.
Ensure all trades services personal use the hand sanitizer that is available

Operators: Clean areas frequented by staff or customers at least daily with detergent or disinfectant. Clean frequently touched areas and surfaces several times per day with a detergent or disinfectant solution or wipe.

Vessels: Clean areas frequented by staff or customers at least daily with detergent or disinfectant. Clean frequently touched areas and surfaces several times per day with a detergent or disinfectant solution or wipe.

Staff to continually wipe down all surfaces of the vessel with a disinfectant solution


Operators & Vessels: Disinfectant solutions need to be maintained at an appropriate strength and used in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
Ensure the disinfectant solutions strength are in accordance with manufacturer's instructions


Operators & Vessels: Wear gloves when cleaning and wash hands thoroughly before and after with soap and water.
Ensure all staff wear gloves when clean and thoroughly wash hands before and after with soap and water


Operators & Vessels: Where reasonably practical, consider methods to avoid sharing items, such as pens and pencils, tools or workstations.
Ensure all staff and guest do not share items


Operators & Vessels: If sharing tools and equipment is unavoidable, clean them with a detergent solution or disinfectant wipes in between use.
If unavoidable clean with a detergent solution


Operators & Vessels: Place signs about physical distancing, hygiene and hand washing practices around the workplace to remind workers.
Display applicable signs on the vessel to remind staff.


Operators & Vessels: Avoid using drug and alcohol testing methods such as wall mounted breathalysers, that risk cross infection through saliva/ respiratory secretions.
No use of drug or alcohol testing methods to be used


Record keeping


Operators & Vessels: Keep a record of name and a mobile number or email address for all staff, volunteers, visitors and contractors for a period of at least 28 days. Ensure records are used only for the purposes of tracing COVID-19 infections and are stored confidentially and securely.
Ensure QR information is kept for at least 28 days and records are stored confidentially and securely


Operators: Make your staff aware of the COVIDSafe app and its benefits to support contact tracing if required.
Ensure staff are completely conversant with the Covidsafe app and its benefits to support contact tracing if required


Cooperate with NSW Health if contacted in relation to a positive case of COVID-19 at your workplace, and notify SafeWork NSW on 13 10 50.
Agree to cooperate with NSW Health and contact SafeWork NSW if needed


I agree to keep a copy of this COVID-19 Safety Plan at the business premises