Pandemic planning

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Preparing for coronavirus

What is your plan?

The ongoing outbreak of COVID-19 continues to impact communities both from a health and economic perspective. Does your business have a plan in place for responding to an infection? Can your business operate remotely, if needed? Have you got the right measures in place to prevent the infection spreading? In partnership with First Five Group’s crisis management business RiskLogic, we are here to help you quickly assess and respond to the situation with effectiveness and efficiency. We are making available free news bulletins and resources to assist in preparing your organisation.

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Let’s be prepared!

First 5 Minutes is announcing the launch of a new training session, COVID-19 Preparedness. The session will provide the information and resources needed to prepare your response efforts to the evolving pandemic. The 60-minute training session is recommended for business of all sizes and will cover:

  • What to say and how to share information across your business
  • Considerations if a building occupant/s are exposed to COVID-19
  • Preventing/avoiding the spread of infection
  • Response parameters

We are happy to visit your site to deliver training face-to-face or if you prefer we can also deliver training via webinar. This is true for all our training events, the exception being our assisted Emergency Evacuation Exercise events. Webinars provide the added flexibility of being able to complete training remotely on any device connected to the internet.

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Latest Updates on COVID-19

First Five Group’s crisis management business RiskLogic provide services for the public, private and not for profit sectors across Australia and New Zealand.  RiskLogic provides pragmatic advisory and consulting services in the areas of emergency management, critical incident management, crisis management, business continuity and cyber response.

To help leadership teams quickly assess the situation and enact critical incident/crisis management plans, business continuity plans, as well as specific infectious disease preparedness plans, RiskLogic has made available some free resources to help organisations with their response.

Emergency Management Manuals

COVID-19 Alert Bulletins

Keep up to date on the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) outbreak. RiskLogic will update information as new data becomes available.

Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans

Pandemic Response Planning

Pandemic preparedness and response planning is an integral part of any organisation’s business continuity program. RiskLogic’s consulting team can assist in preparing and activating a pandemic response plan to address the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) outbreak.

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COVID-19 Preparedness Checklist

We have a checklist that provides a quick guide on what you may wish to consider in preparing your response to the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) outbreak. The checklist is available to download from the RiskLogic website.

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COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

Governments around the world have announced tightening travel restrictions in an effort to stem the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus). Keep across these on

VIDEO: our GENERAL MANAGER explains the steps f5m has taken to mitigate any impacts and the training options available

With ongoing concerns around the potential impact of COVID-19, General Manager, Gregory Metzger, explains we’re actively looking at ways to make sure you and your organisation are prepared to protect employees, customers and operations for not only this event but for future emergency events as well.

WEBINAR: Response considerations for the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) outbreak

This webinar examines the response considerations derived from assisting organisations responding to this event, including: situation assessment, team activation and stand-down; communications amidst the noise and managing and integrating teams and experts as the event unfolds.

Webinar: Pandemic Planning, Supply Chain Disruptions and Risk Transfer Considerations

This webinar explores a variety of exposures and considerations that businesses need to consider in managing the sustainability of their operations in the current threat landscape. Including learnings and considerations from managing supply chain disruption and assessing the exposure with insurance and alternative risk finance considerations.

VIDEO: what can organisations do to mitigate the impacts of the coronavirus outbreak

Simon Petie from First Five Group’s crisis management business, RiskLogic, highlights the things we need to be aware of to mitigate the impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak in the workplace. We need to reviewing not only the impact to your people but also to your operations and your reputation.


For the latest advice, information and resources, go to

Call the National Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080

If you have concerns about your health, speak to a doctor.

If you need any assistance or would require more information, please contact us.

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