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Operating safely at Alert Level 2 – what you need to think about
WorkSafe has laid out its Alert Level 2 guidance as a series of questions and answers that you can go to directly.
Alert level 2 information for the building and construction sector
MBIE has updated its guidelines for the building and construction sector for Alert Level 2.
Your Level 3 safety plan – what you need to think about
Under alert level 3 all businesses that are permitted to resume operations need to have a Covid-19 safety plan that sets out how they’ll operate safely. Important information from WorkSafe.
Recovery Readiness: A How-to Guide for Reopening your Workplace
Cushman & Wakefield have produced a comprehensive guide for real estate tenants and landlords on reopening workplaces as stay-at-home restrictions are lifted.
Ensuring the safety of building water systems post-lockdown
As Covid-19 alert levels drop, it is important to ensure the safety of your building water systems before occupancy resumes. Here’s some advice from MBIE.
Maintaining buildings with specified systems under Covid-19 restrictions.
Advice from MBIE on inspection and maintenance of systems under the various Alert Levels.
GPG guidance on managing workplaces through all Alert Levels
The Government Property Group (GPG) has been working with a number of agencies to produce guidance which will assist you to manage your workplaces through all Covid-19 Alert Levels. The two documents are ‘Guidance for managing workplaces during Covid-19’ and ‘Workplace principles relating to Covid-19 Alert levels’.
Reoccupation of unoccupied buildings:
HVAC & hydraulics systems
What needs to be considered when re-starting HVAC and hydraulic systems after lockdown?
Short video on reoccupation of buildings
Lance Jimmieson from Jackson Engineering talks about the reoccupation of buildings post-lockdown, with emphasis on HVAC and hydraulics systems.
Level 3 Guidance from 16 April
A comprehensive chart specifying the public health and social measures that need to be taken at each alert level (released by the Government on 16 April.)
Workplace operations at Covid-19 alert levels
New guidance was released on 16 April about workplace activities at different alert levels. This information from business.govt.nz addresses some frequently asked questions as well as examples of what each alert level might look like for different kinds of businesses.
Level 3 guidance from MBIE for building and construction sector
Information from MBIE to help you understand what Alert Levels 1, 2 and 3 mean for the building and construction industry. Building and construction work is “any design, manufacture, supply, consent, inspection or building work necessary for the construction, repair or maintenance of buildings and other structures, including siteworks”.
Personal working from home plan
A comprehensive document from the government on working from home (and setting up teams to work from home) during the lockdown.
Covid-19 level 4 alert
What the Covid-19 Level 4 alert means for the Building and Construction sector.
Covid-19 & society
Tica Hessing reflects on Covid-19 and society. One of the speakers scheduled for FM Summit 2020, Tica is a Human Geographer and Researcher in all aspects of the future of work and its implications and opportunities for the corporate real estate sector.
Your guide to perfect PPE
Make sure you’re donning and doffing your PPE correctly by following these steps.
Response plan for the construction sector
The construction sector will have an important role to play in kick-starting the New Zealand economy when Level 4 restrictions are lifted. To support this, the Construction Sector Accord has temporarily shifted focus from industry transformation to industry resilience and recovery.
Wellbeing: Building resilience
Some practical resilience strategies for coping with these strange times.
Will Covid change forever the things we touch?
This article looks at how Covid-19 may result in a change in the way we design everyday objects, such as door handles and light switches.
Fire safety under lockdown
This is what work should be undertaken during the Covid-19 level 4 restrictions according to a position statement issued by the Fire Protection Association New Zealand with consultation with the Ministry of Business and Employment.
Our constitution defines the purpose, management, administration and membership of FMANZ.
FMANZ Code Of Ethics
As a professional organisation, we require members to observe our code of ethics in their professional activities.
The governing rules by which we operate.
FMANZ Board Charter
Our board charter contains guidance and policies relevant to the effective and efficient governance of FMANZ.
FMANZ has built valuable relationships with a number of strategic partners in New Zealand and around the world.
Meet the elected board members who guide and shape FMANZ’s policies and direction.
Foundation Deeds of Trust
The deeds of FMANZ’s charitable trust, the FMANZ Foundation.
The Facilities Management Industry Census
Jointly funded by FMANZ and the BRANZ Building Research Levy, the Facilities Management Industry Census 2018 canvassed 255 people working in the industry.
Defining the FM Market Research Report
This 2016 thesis by Astrid Bruursema from Hanze University of Applied Sciences in The Netherlands sought to define the FM market in New Zealand.
Global FM Market Report 2018
A snapshot of the international facilities management industry in 2018.
Fire Services Contract Template
Developed by FMANZ’s Maintenance and Service Standards Committee, this contract is designed to help steer you clear of pitfalls, save you time and ensure that you can implement fire services with confidence.
Lifts Services Contract.
Short Form Contract
An open-source short form agreement template.
Long Form Contract
An open-source long form agreement template.