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Personal protective equipment (PPE) claims and reimbursement

Claims and reimbursements are provided for the following PPE:

  • protective clothing
  • safety footwear
  • sun hats, sunglasses and sunscreen.

Protective clothing allowance

The protective clothing allowance is payable to eligible primary and secondary school teachers, and school services officers (SSOs) who work within specific curriculum areas for at least 50% of their time.

The PPE Claims and Reimbursement guideline (PDF, 452.6 KB) has more details.

For enquiries about the protective clothing allowance please contact HR Client Services on 8226 1065.

Safety footwear provision reimbursement

Groundspersons, caretakers, tradespeople, and secondary school teachers in design and technology, agricultural studies and VET are entitled to one pair of safety footwear.

The PPE Claims and Reimbursement guideline (PDF, 452.6 KB) has more details.

For enquires about safety footwear provision and reimbursement please contact HR Client Services on 8226 1065.

Sun protection provision and reimbursement

All department employees that are required to work more than 50% of their time in direct sun are eligible to receive sunglasses, sun hats and sunscreen.

The PPE Claims and Reimbursement guideline (PDF, 452.6 KB) has more details.

For queries relating to sun protection provision and reimbursement please contact decd.hss [at] sa.gov.au (Work Health and Safety).

Eligibility

Site managers must make sure:

Contact

People and Culture – Operations

Phone: 8226 1356
Email: decd.hr [at] sa.gov.au