This page contains information on possible breaches of COVID-19 Orders which have been raised with WorkSafe since the move to the COVID-19 Protection Framework on December 3 2021.

In this instance, a possible breach refers to requirements under COVID-19 orders within workplaces. These can include issues around face mask use, physical distancing requirements, QR code compliance, My Vaccine Pass requirements and others. 

A recent change to platform where concerns are raised means an update will not be available on 17 February. The next update will be 3 March.

Table 1: Location of possible breaches since 3 December 2021

Region Number of notifications Last 7 days
Northland 143 18
North Shore 182 27
Central Auckland  244 16
South Auckland 113 12 
Waikato 158 18
Bay of Plenty  361 55
Hawke's Bay  100 16
Gisborne  21 0
Taranaki 64 14
Central North Island  138 15
Wellington region  283 57
Tasman region 141 28
Canterbury and West Coast  385 64
Otago 74 12
Southland 57 7
Total 2464 359

Note: Information in this table is based on the office the breaches are assigned to for review. In some instances where a breach has occurred in an area close to a regional boundary it may be allocated to the nearest office, although the office may not be in the region where the potential breach occurred. 

Possible breaches currently open, closed since 18 August 2021

Total recorded: 6560 (+366)

Total open: 641

Total closed: 5919 (+351) 

Table 2: Possible breaches by month, 2021

Month of incident Notifications
January 2021 92
February 2021 168
March 2021 220
April 2021 27
May 2021 24
June 2021 38
July 2021 10
August 2021 706
September 2021 1444
October 2021 1150
November 2021 758
December 2021 1551
January 2022 966
Total 7514

 

 

Table 3: Location of possible breaches

Region Number of notifications
Northland 156
North Shore 531 
Central Auckland  757 
South Auckland 427
Waikato 305
Bay of Plenty  291
Hawke's Bay  112
Gisborne  23
Taranaki 97
Central North Island  186
Wellington region  369
Tasman region 138
Canterbury and West Coast  501
Otago 110 
Southland 89

Note: Information in this table is based on the office the breaches are assigned to for review. In some instances where a breach has occurred in an area close to a regional boundary it may be allocated to the nearest office, although the office may not be in the region where the potential breach occurred. Potential breaches raised with WorkSafe which occurred in the past seven days are recorded in brackets. In some instances a potential breach may have occurred longer than seven days ago. These are not included in the bracketed figure.