Hotelory is here to support you with the re-oping and running of your hotel or guest accommodation. Guest accommodations include: b&b’s, holiday parks, hostels, motels, campsites, caravan sites etc. (Anywhere where a number of guest are placed.)
Using the guidelines and regulations shared by the National UK, gov.uk, and other trusted government resource. The Covid19 relevant and required information have been merged together and broken down into 8 different sections:
For further support with meeting the Covid19 UK government guidelines please complete the hotelory training program or email: [email protected]
Depending on the nature of your business each business will need to adapt taking specific actions to protect staff and consumers within the workplace. The actions taken will depend on the type and size of the business, how it is operated, managed, regulated and organised. This is down by completing a unique All COVID-19 risk assessment. As every business is different the government has issued guidance and guidelines which can be used within all sectors.
This guidance does not supersede any legal obligations relating to health and safety, equalities or employment. It is important that as a business or an employer you continue to comply with your existing obligations. When complying with these existing obligations there are non-stationary guidance to take into account. When considering how to apply the guidelines, take into account other people such as contractors, agency workers, trainees, employees, guest and general visitors.
If for some reason your hotel/other guest accommodation premises are let out to operate for specific usage or third party contractors. Both parties should carry out Risk Assessments and ensure that responsibility for safety management is and agreed and clearly articulated.
The Hotelory offers FREE online training for staff within the hospitality industry to help them understand what the guidelines require from them. Designed to help safe feel more comfortable and safer at work.
Objective: A COVID-19 risk assessment is to be carried out by all employees.
Everyone needs to assess and manage the risks of COVID-19, consider the risks to their workers, volunteers and customers.
Your legal responsibility is to protect workers and others from risk to their health and safety. This means you need to think about and acknowledge the risks they face, doing everything in your power to minimise them, recognising you cannot completely eliminate the risk of COVID-19. Everyone needs to assess and manage the risks of COVID-19, consider the risks to their workers, volunteers and customers.
Your legal responsibility is to protect workers and others from risk to their health and safety. This means you need to think about and acknowledge the risks they face, doing everything in your power to minimise them, recognising you cannot completely eliminate the risk of COVID-19.
You must ensure that your risk assessment outlines the risks of COVID-19. A risk assessment is about identifying sensible measures to the making a record of the significant findings and to control risks in your workplace. Taking preventative measures reducing workplace risk to the lowest, practical and reasonable level.
WHAT IS THE (HSE): The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is Britain’s national regulator for workplace health and safety. It prevents work-related death, injury and ill health. … HSE is an executive non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Department for Work and Pensions.
Benefits if the (HSE)
WHAT IS THE (EHO): Environmental health officers are responsible for monitoring and enforcing health and hygiene legislation. They also investigate when there’s an incident, such as pollution, a noise problem, toxic contamination, pest infestation or an outbreak of food poisoning.
(Different decisions for different accommodation types)
Objective: As accommodations types differ, to ensure consumer safety it important we consider the factors which are unique to them.
Attention should be given to:
Attention should be given to:
(Rooms where social distancing cannot be managed, its said that the area must be cleaned thoroughly between reservations. The area must also be assigned to a support bubble or household group to ensure that the space is use by one person at a time.)
Self catering accommodation
( holiday apartments, homes, cottages, bungalows, boats including holiday hire, and serviced accommodation.)
Caravan parks and campsites
Objective: To minimise the contact resulting from visits to hotels and guest accommodation.
Selling food and drink
Objective: To manage/control interactions at the venue from the service to delivery and collect of food and drink.
Providing and explaining available guidance
Objective: To ensure people have the relevant information needed to maintain their safety.
Steps that will usually be needed:
For fully consideration on rules and regulations accommodation types please view the UKHospitality guidance
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