Immunisation Grid

What do I need?

The following table outlines what immunisation staff and students at Monash University require according to their tasks.

  • X indicates an immunisation is required. Click it to download the relevant immunisation questionnaire and consent form.
  • # indicates you need to discuss this immunisation with your Biosafety/OHS officer. Call extension 51014 before proceeding.
Job Title / Tasks / Working with Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Meningococcal (MenB)
Q Fever
Tetanus (ADT)
Tuberculosis screeningRabies
Official Monash University First Aider  X        
Working with mice / rats       X   
Working with sheep / goats / cattle      X X   
Non human primates. Macaques / marmosets X X     X   
Bats, bat tissue and lyssaviruses        X
Child Care Workers (Childhood immunisations must be up to date) X         
Designated cleaning staff responsible for needle / syringe disposal   X        
Carpenter       X   
Electrician       X   
Fitter       X   
Locksmith       X   
Painter       X   
Plant Attendant X X     X   
Plumber X X     X   
Gardener X X     X   
Blood / body fluids / taking blood samples  X        
Other body fluids #          
Microbiological organisms #          
Potentially infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB)        X  
Potentially infected with isolates of Neisseria Meningitidis   X # X #      
Mortuary specimens  X      X #  
Specimens from sheep / goats / cattle      X #    
Designated staff responsible for needle syringe disposal  X        
Potential for exposure to raw sewage X X     X   
Overseas travel

All staff consult University Health Service regarding travel immunisations and travel health


All adults in the Australian community are recommended to take responsibility to maintain their immunity to tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis, polio, measles and mumps; this should be discussed with your own doctor or please call Occupational Health and Safety on 9905 1014 for specific advice if:

  • you are unsure of your immunisation requirements
  • you are working with an uncommon organism or animal not listed
  • working conditions are not listed in this grid
  • your risk assessment indicates that other immunisations may be required

For further information refer to the Procedure for Immunisations.