Varicella zoster virus (chickenpox and shingles)

This guideline offers evidence-based advice on the management of chickenpox and shingles in the workplace. It is for use by employers, employees, occupational health (OH) professionals and other interested parties involved in the workplace management of chickenpox and shingles. The recommendations cover immunisation against chickenpox, management of employees with chickenpox or shingles and the prevention of transmission of these infections to colleagues/patients.

Full guideline (2010)

Healthcare professionals leaflet (2010)

Healthcare employers leaflet (2010)

Healthcare employees leaflet (2010)

Non-healthcare employers and employees (2010)

Vaccination information for healthcare workers (2010)

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