COVID-19 Risk Control: Assessment and Management
Who should take this course: Business Owners, Executives and Management
Sectors: All accommodation providers
Duration: Approximately 2 hours
Certification: Certificate of Completion
Created by: Prof. Peter Jones MBE, author of Hospitality in the Post COVID-19 World.
What you will learn:
How to assess and manage the risks associated with reopening and operating in the COVID-19 world, including:
- implications of the physical location,
- segmentation of user groups,
- adapting the operating environment,
- education and training,
- maintenance and
- emergency management.
A practical checklist for the assessment and management of risk to guide you through preparation for reopening and the management of hospitality operations in the COVID-19 world. A must for everyone responsible for operating a business.
- Employers have the legal duty to take reasonable care for the health and safety of employees.
- Employers also have the vicarious liability for the negligence of employees
- There his a need to undertake a complete risk assessment before any return to work.
- Assessments must: Identify hazards/Identify who may be harmed/Evaluate the risks/Actions and preparedness/ Record findings/Review and revise as required
- Given the legal and wider reputational implications, such assessments will need to be signed off at Board level
- It is vital that health surveillance is integral to the risk assessment
- It should be assumed that all potential users could be a carrier of the disease and that could lead to an immediate risk of transmission of infection
- The risk assessment should include Infection control systems and actions to limit the potential spread
- All employers will need to consult with employees on all H&S matters before implementation.
- Employers should recognise the need for major workload and operational adjustments in order to mitigate the risks