Businesses and worksites will still need to have a COVID-19 control plan in place and ensure they are following health and safety requirements.
The main changes at Level 2 for the industry are:
Further information about Alert Level 2 can be found at: https://www.building.govt.nz
Health and safety
With the move from Alert Level 3 to Alert Level 2, there are some key changes to how you work on construction sites. New guidance from the government for work required under Alert Level 2 has required changes to the construction protocols for both residential and vertical/horizontal construction sites.
Changes to the Residential Construction Protocols:
See the full Residential Construction Protocols here: https://www.chasnz.org/covid19
Changes to the V&H Construction Protocols
See the full V&H Construction Protocols here: https://www.chasnz.org/covid19
With delays to construction projects due to the lockdown and changes to working protocols on construction sites at Alert Level 3, some materials may have exceeded their exposure limits. See the BRANZ guidance on exposure limits. In addition, some materials may have other signs of damage or deterioration. See: