The following provides guidance on the things to consider for operating under safe practice and can be adjusted to suit all industries. As the situation evolves it may be that New Zealand, or specific regions, moves between Levels 2, 3 and 4 several times over the coming year. It is best to plan and prepare your company and staff for these stages.
The Safe Practice Protocol is expected to be in three parts. When carrying out your health & safety risk assessment for covid-19 these overarching concepts should be considered:
FIND: Identify and intercept potential sources of infection before they enter your site.
CONTAIN: Ensure that any undetected source of infection on your site cannot infect others.
CONTROL: Minimise the risk of cross-infection from shared surfaces.
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Remember to discuss these controls with your staff and complete the appropriate training and competency documentation to provide evidence of training occurring.