Site Safety:Alert Level 4 - what you need to know
WorkSafe is an Alert Level 4 service (formerly known as an essential service). This means we will change the way we work to ensure we are not putting our people, other workers, and the rest of the community at risk. Read more about what we expect of businesses and services in Alert Level 4 here.
Ministry of Health - PPE requirements outlined
If you're undertaking essential services, the Ministry of Health has outlined information for health and non-health workers.
Worksafe - What's the approach for Level 4?
As the situation develops, Worksafe have put up some great FAQ's which they are updating regularly. Check them out here
Regular updates and information is available from sitesafe website.
And check out their 'Toolbox talk' and posters to download here.
The New Zealand COVID-19 Construction Protocols provide ‘how to’ guidance which sit below the COVID-19 Standard for New Zealand Construction Operations. These protocols are live documents, which will be kept updated by a working party of health and safety practitioners from across industry and can be adapted on a site by site basis.
Mates in Construction COVID-19 Support
If you or a MATE is struggling, this is not the time to be doing it tough on your own! MATES is here to support everyone in our industry right across New Zealand, especially during these uncertain times. If you need some help for yourself or a MATE call 0800 111 315 or free text 5353 now. Click here for further information.
Catch up for a chat with The Lunch Room
The Lunch Room is open to anyone in the Construction Industry looking for a chat during the Covid-19 crisis. Join for support, information and kōrero during this uncertain time. Meetings are available weekday 1pm, and it’s very easy to join. All you need to do is register and select a time. The group will be meeting online via Zoom.
This charitable trust has some great tools available to help dealing with COVID-19 and address ways to approach the topic within the construction industry.
Mental Health Guide
An informative guide for managers in the construction industry is available here.