Skretting Australia Coronavirus (COVID-19) Business Continuity Plan
20 March 2020
With the fast moving development of the coronavirus (COVID-19) around the world, Skretting Australia remains committed to providing a safe environment for our employees and, to the best of our abilities, ensuring business continuity for our customers, suppliers and partners.
Today we are experiencing no issues with provision of feeds to our customers and we continue to work with our suppliers to ensure that we have suitable stock levels of raw materials and finished goods in order to maintain our supply lines. We have the Global Skretting procurement team monitoring continuously and have weekly updates. Skretting Australia currently has no issues in imported procurement and supply chain due to coronavirus.
We are currently taking the following measures of precaution:
- Employees will not attend customer premises, business events, conferences or in-person external meetings, unless for business critical purposes. Instead, all interactions with Skretting Australia staff must be held via Skype or phone.
- No decision has yet been made about AquaVision in June.
- We are not accepting visitors to our offices.
- We have canceled all business travel, both domestic and international, and recommended that our team members avoid non-urgent personal travel as well.
- We require any employee undertaking air travel, domestic or international, to quarantine themselves for a 14-day period in line with the recent requirements outlined by the state and federal government.
- Pre-approved contractors that do attend site will have to verify that they have not visited affected Coronavirus affected areas in the proceeding 14 days before attending site.
- We have instigated separation actions within the business to reduce risk of transmission both within and between different teams in our business.
- We have shared best practice health tips with our team and continue to update these on a daily basis.
- Hand sanitizing stations are installed around our offices and have increased the frequency of office cleaning.
- We have reduced on-site meetings to a minimum, proceeding with video based calls instead.
- Our non-operational team members are now working remotely to maintain social distancing.
As a manufacturer we do require a base level of employees on site in order to maintain production, however, we are able to run key technical parts of our production process using remote access.
Team members in non-production roles have whatever they need to work remotely, if needed, and to continue doing their jobs safely and securely. We have strong channels of internal communication, which are in use today, that do not require in person interactions.
We will continue to monitor news from the World Health Organization, among other sources and guidelines, and are committed to reassessing the situation and adjust our plans accordingly.
We are committed to providing a safe environment for our employees and ensuring business continuity. Please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions or inquiries.
Best regards from the team at Skretting Australia.
Last update: March 20, 2020