COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) agency guidance
(Updated 8 June 2020)
This information is intended to provide additional practical guidance and information for NZ public sector agencies to support them to manage health and safety risks associated with COVID-19.
The COVID-19 State Services Workforce Guideline(external link)s also include information for agencies relating to the treatment of various employment conditions during a pandemic, including mobility and leave. Also refer to the Government Property Group(external link) website for government property information relating to COVID-19.
GHSL guidance and resources for agencies
- Agency information - alert level 1
Information for agencies to consider to move to alert level 1.
- Agency guidance - preparing for alert level 2
Guidance for agencies as they start to prepare to move to alert level 2.
- Agency COVID-19 health and safety considerations –moving to alert level 3
Questions for agencies to consider as they prepare to move out of alert level 4.
- Working from home during COVID-19
This is a simple, practical resource for agencies to share with managers and workers.
- Working from home agency guidance
Agencies should also refer to our more comprehensive working from home guidance for agencies that covers health, safety, security and privacy considerations related to working from home arrangements.
- Managing Mental Health during COVID-19
A simple, practical guide that includes how agencies, managers and workers can manage mental health risks associated with COVID-19.
- COVID-19 - PCBU obligations under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA).
This is a brief overview of PCBU obligations related to COVID-19.
GHSL COVID-19 H&S Yammer Group
The GHSL has established a closed Yammer group(external link) for health and safety professionals to discuss and share H&S information relating to COVID-19. Request access via through our Yammer network(external link) or email us to request access to join.