Identify safety, security, and environmental awareness issues.
Identification should include
- disaster planning and emergency preparedness (e.g., hurricanes, acts of terrorism)
- facility sanitation standards
- food safety, handling, and storage
- green technology (e.g., car charging stations), policies, cleaning agents, and recycling
- guest, worker, and facility security
- personal safety when traveling to foreign countries.
- Why is being aware of safety, security, and environmental issues important in today's hospitality industry?
- What are some of the possible consequences of improper food handling, storage, and sanitation practices?
- Why is it important to have disaster/emergency plans in place?
- How can employees be made aware of emergency evacuation plans?
- What steps should employees take in the event of an emergency?
- Who is responsible for guests, employees, and facility safety and security?
- Which agencies are responsible for on-site inspections in relation to environmental issues?
- How can leaders encourage other employees to follow the safety, security, and environmental policies of the company?
- What resources are available for leaders when developing company policies on safety, security, and environmental issues?
Related Standards of Learning
History and Social Science
The student will apply social science skills to analyze the impact of globalization by
- identifying factors, including comparative advantage, that influence the distribution of economic activities and trade;
- describing ways that economic and social interactions change over time; and
- mapping, describing, and evaluating economic unions.
The student will apply social science skills to analyze how forces of conflict and cooperation affect the division and control of Earth’s surface by
- explaining and evaluating reasons for the creation of different political divisions; and
- describing ways cooperation among political jurisdictions is used to solve problems and settle disputes.
Other Related Standards
Common Career Technical Core
Explain how room access policies and procedures ensure guest safety and minimize risks to the lodging facility.
Describe safety and security issues unique to the Recreation, Amusements & Attractions Career Pathway.
Identify safety and security issues for recreation, amusement and attraction venues that might require customer education.
Demonstrate safety and sanitation procedures in food and beverage service facilities.
Assess the potential (real and perceived) hazards related to multiple environments, and recommend appropriate safety, health and security measures for travelers.
Develop a safety and security plan containing proactive and reactive solutions to manage emergency situations for travelers and staff.
Describe employee rights and responsibilities and employers’ obligations concerning occupational health and safety in the hospitality and tourism workplace.
Identify potential, real and perceived hazards and emergency situations and determine the appropriate safety and security measures in the hospitality and tourism workplace.
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National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education
Demonstrate procedures applied to safety, security, and environmental issues.