The government has announced the date at which New Zealand moves from COVID-19 level 4, to level 3, being Tuesday 27th of April (the day after ANZAC Day).
At level 3, construction sites can reopen, subject to observing the Construction Standard and Protocols that were released late last week by Construction Health and Safety New Zealand (CHASNZ). Thanks to the collaborative work that the Standard and Protocols represent, construction has the framework in place to allow building work to restart safely and quickly.
In preparation of re-opening construction sites next Tuesday, all companies will need to develop site and business plans that adhere to the following Construction Protocols and Standards. To assist, the NZIOB is running a webinar that has two components: