Covid-19 Special Response

On the 12th of March 2020 the World Health Organisation declared that the novel Coronavirus was a global pandemic. As of 5th May 2020, 1137 confirmed cases have been reported in New Zealand with 20 deaths as a result of COVID-19.

The New Zealand government has declared a national state of emergency and enforced lock-downs, international travel bans, physical and social distancing guidelines as means to control the spread of the infection. Guidelines are being provided and updated as more information, research and knowledge emerges daily. In New Zealand updates are provided on a regular basis.

 

COVID-19 updates can be found here:

 

What are we doing for our customers?

 

AMC Commercial Cleaning (AMC) cares about the wellbeing of our people and community, including the safety and wellbeing of our clients, employees and contractors.

Following the reported outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) by the World Health Organisation (WHO), we have implemented a coordinated response to the COVID-19 to manage the impact of the Coronavirus outbreak and take every precaution to protect our employees, contractors, clients, visitors and members of the public.

  1. We are enacting all measures as recommended by New Zealand Government’s in response to the emerging COVID-2019 coronavirus outbreak, including travel restrictions and quarantine periods for our people.
  2. If any AMC personnel contract the virus, AMC will immediately inform all clients whose sites those cleaners have attended. AMC will then provide a sanitisation service at the client premises to prevent the possibility of further infection.
  3. Similarly, if there is an infection among any of our clients, we request that AMC is informed immediately so we can implement the necessary mitigating actions depending on the situation.
  4. AMC also expects that our business partners are actively enacting measures to help prevent the transmission of COVID-19 and keep our employees, contractors, clients, members of the public and any others they interact with safe.As part of essential services we will continue our cleaning services for all customers. Our special surface disinfection services including fogging will be available on request for preemptive disinfection and post-contamination cleaning under strict compliance and regulatory standards.

 

What are we doing for our employees?

 

In order to ensure we provide a coordinated response across New Zealand, we have dedicated resources centrally monitoring and providing a response plan regularly. Instructions and guidelines are provided to all staff. Local team leaders ensure thorough awareness of instructions and conduct of correct practice and protocols.

Management teams, compliance, health and safety and HR are continuously monitoring local government guidance and recommendations from the Federal government.

For all service staff continuing operations as part of essential services, risk control measures to ensure infection risks are reduced, the following controls have been placed:

For all general management and back office staff in the different locations, standard safe working practices are to be ensured: