Preferred Codes of Practice
Practical help and information in the form of two publications: Preferred Code of Practice - Health and Safety Preferred Code of Practice - Disabled and Persons with Reduced Mobility
Health and Safety
Regulations and standards of health, hygiene and safety vary from destination to destination. Therefore in order to provide consistency for members' customers, through continued research and development we have developed a series preferred code of practice tools that can be used to measure the achievements of hoteliers and other associated suppliers in destination.
One of the tools is a comprehensive publication - FTO Preferred Code of Practice - Health and Safety; which contains advice for fundamental elements including:
This document has been issued to 18,000 accommodation providers in destination, and is the criteria that our members and experts use to measure acquiescence. However, we recognise that safety compliance is not a static entity and, together with our members, we continue to research and develop further tools and methodologies to assist the suppliers in this area.
EU have issued new legislation concerning the rights of disabled persons and persons of reduced mobility when travelling by air, part of which come into force on the 1st July 2007. In response to this and other legislation relating to disabled travellers, the FTO have produced, for and on behalf of its members, a Preferred Code of Practice - Disabled and Persons with Reduced Mobility to assist with understanding and practical implementation issues.
Areas addressed within this document include:
- General Principles
- Point of Sale
- Information Management
- Pre-Departure Information
- UK Departure Airport
- Onboard the Aircraft
- Arrival Airport
- In-Resort Service
- Destination Departure Airport
We have a number of Publications & Training Material available for purchase should you require more in depth information.