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1.On which portal does the company need to register to submit the required data?2020-10-28T16:51:42+02:00
2.Does this system apply to employees that work from home?2020-10-28T16:52:14+02:00

Only employees that are coming into the workplace should be reported for symptom screening.
Vulnerability information must be submitted on all employees.

3.Should employees who work from home but test positive- does this still have to be reported on the system?2020-10-28T16:52:24+02:00

Yes.

4.For how long will this reporting requirement last for?2020-10-28T16:52:35+02:00

It will be enforced as long as the Disaster Management Act is in place and may continue depending on the Department of Employment and Labour regulations.

5.Do we report positive cases to the Department of Employment and Labour (DEL)?2020-10-28T16:53:02+02:00

All positive cases should be reported to the NIOH. Records of positive cases and actions taken should be kept at the workplace for audits conducted by DEL

6.What are the requirements for NPO, organisations, persons working voluntary inside and outside the registered place of business, engaging with other members/clients?2020-10-28T16:53:10+02:00

Any person working at the business site will have to be included as employees with the same data submission requirements

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