Thursday September 9, 2021 14:02
Welcome to the latest newsletter from Securo New Zealand.
Today most of New Zealand is now at Covid-19 Alert level 2. After 3 weeks of lockdown most businesses and organisations can get back to work. There are, however, a few new requirements for the Delta variant as we now know that this is an airborne transmitted virus, and face-coverings and separation distances are key to minimising infections.
At this stage Auckland remains at Alert 4 until at least Monday 13 September 2021 and all Alert level 4 restrictions apply.
At Alert Level 2, all businesses can operate and have customers on their premises if they can do so safely.
All workers should keep at least 1 metre apart, where possible. To help everyone physically distance safely, you can:
Advice for workplaces that are not open to the public:
There are specific rules for businesses in hospitality, retail and in-home services and businesses organising events or gatherings:
Physical distancing requirements for customers:
In places like retail stores, shopping malls, libraries, gyms, museums, swimming pools, and parts of offices where customers may be present, customers and clients on the premises need to stay 2 metres apart.
In other places where there is a cap on the number of people who can be present — for example cafes, restaurants and bars, customers and clients on the premises only need to keep 1 metre apart.
You can also limit customer contact by offering contactless payment options and providing contactless deliveries.
Your employees must wear a face covering if they work:
Businesses must display an NZ COVID Tracer QR code in a prominent place at or near your main entrance.
Please refer to Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment website for more information: https://www.mbie.govt.nz/
Please contact your Securo Consultant if you require further information and /or assistance with Covid 19 Safety Management Plans and associated operating procedures, or you can call us on 0800 55 33 44 or message us through our website https://www.securo.co.nz/contactus