COVID-19 and working
in the Traffic Light System

The Traffic Light System is no longer in use

[Updated Tuesday 14th September 2022] The COVID-19 Protection Framework for Construction has been retired by the New Zealand Government . CHASNZ has published guidance on how construction businesses should risk assess and control respiratory diseases such as COVID-19 Omicron.  WorkSafe and MBIE have published their latest advice to businesses around managing the COVID-19 risk with appropriate controls.

Download the risk assessment and control plan for managing respiratory diseases in the workplace

COVID-19 Protection Framework for Construction 

View the Protocols and
supporting resources here.

Download the ProtocolsIsolation / Quarantine Info here

COVID-19 Protection Framework Standards

The COVID-19 Protection Standard
for the Construction Industry.

Download here

How to use the Protection Framework for Construction

Watch the full webinar recording here which includes an Introduction and live Q&As.

Webinar recording here

Traffic Light Map

Search or browse for your local traffic light system

Business Travel Requests
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COVID-19 Isolation / Quarantine Information

Do you know what to do if a Worker on-site becomes a COVID-19 contact?

Isolation/Quarantine Information

Tools and Resources

These useful resources outline protocols for health & safety standards across all settings

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Where to get help?


Free Phone: 0800 CHASNZ (242 769)

Registered Master Builders Association

Free Phone: 0800 762 328

Master Plumbers

Free Phone: 0800 502 102

New Zealand Certified Builders Association

Free Phone: 0800 237 843

Civil Contractors New Zealand

Mobile: 021 786 479

Site Safe

Free Phone: 0800 SITE SAFE (748 372)

Mental Health

MATES in Construction is here to support our industry right across New Zealand and can provide necessary information and resources.

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