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COVID Safe Business ⎯ What You Need to Know

Updated: Oct 22, 2021


Irierootsini Photography is fully committed in having a COVID Safe Business environment for our clients, this is why we follow the COVID-19 safety plan set by the New South Wales Government for our industry.


As we all know, the NSW Government have announced the reopening of businesses, which allowed us to finally accept clients into our studio, here in Sydney. Under the NSW health orders, only fully vaccinated persons are allowed inside our studio. In order to comply with the health order, we have outlined our COVID-19 Safety Plan for our photography studio as follows;



OUR STUDIO

  • All staff are fully vaccinated.

  • Staff temperature are checked daily, if feeling unwell and showing symptoms like sneezing, coughing, runny nose or fever, they are required to get tested.

  • QR code check-in located at the studio entrance is used by all entering the studio.

  • Masks are worn by staff all the time when inside the studio.

  • Our studio, studio equipment and props are sanitised between sessions.

  • Asides from the Air Purifier that is turned on during every photo session, adequate ventilation is maintained by introduction of fresh air and removal of stale air inside the studio.

  • A maximum of 10 persons are allowed in the studio, staff included.

  • To avoid congestion, we set a 30-40 minute buffer between sessions.

  • A 1.5m physical distance between staff and client is always observed.


OUR STUDIO CLIENTS

  • Adults must be fully vaccinated prior to photo session and present proof of vaccination when asked.

  • Temperature will be checked using a Digital Forehead Non-Touch Thermometer for all attendees of the photo session before entering the studio. If anyone is feeling unwell and showing symptoms like sneezing, coughing, runny nose or fever, you are obligated to let us know so that we can postpone and rebook your appointment.

  • Upon arrival, don't forget to check-in by scanning our QR code at the entrance.

  • Kindly take off your shoes upon entry (If booked for a full body portrait session, we will need to spray the bottom of your shoe with disinfectant spray before shoes can be worn during photo session).

  • For everyones protection, mask must be worn at all times and can only be removed while getting your photos taken.

  • Please use the hand sanitiser provided, which is available throughout the session.

  • We prefer payments to be done contactless via bank transfer or online payment on our website.



OUR PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHY CLIENTS

  • Clients are encouraged to post their products or use our contactless drop-off and pick-up of their items if possible and must check-in and check-out using our QR code located at the studio entrance.

  • For Clients needing to have a face-to-face meeting in the studio, clients must be fully vaccinated to enter the studio and present proof of vaccination when asked. Otherwise, we can have a meeting about your products via video conference, preferably using WhatsApp.

  • To ensure image quality and to be COVID Safe, products are cleaned and also sanitised before being handled in the studio.

  • All Staff will be wearing masks and gloves when handling product photography items to ensure a COVID Safe Business environment.

OUR ON LOCATION CLIENTS (Indoors and Outdoors)

  • Our staff are fully vaccinated.

  • Our staff temperature are checked daily, if feeling unwell and showing symptoms like sneezing, coughing, runny nose or fever, they are required to get tested.

  • If QR code check-in is not present on location, especially in an outdoor setting, we will have a QR code check-in for you to scan for contact tracing purposes.

  • Masks are worn by our staff all the time when inside a business establishment and outdoors.

  • A 1.5m physical distance between staff and client is always observed.


The COVID-19 Safety Plan that you have just read may change as per advise from the NSW Government. We will continually update this Blog to help ensure that Irierootsini Photography is running a COVID Safe Business. For any questions that you may have regarding this article or any health and safety issue regarding your photoshoot, please don't hesitate to contact us. See you on your next photography requirements.


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