When offering quality tourism service, it is imperative to ensure that all aspects of safety and security are effectively taken care off. Vakinn places high importance on safety and all participants must have an effective safety plan for their operations and services in place. The written safety plan confirms that attention is being paid to safety and security.
A safety plan consists of four stages:
- Risk assessment
- Rules on work procedures
- Contingency plan
- Incident report
The following materials have been adapted for accommodation.
Risk assessment form for accommodation
Example of a completed risk assessment for accommodation
Incident report (to be filled out electronically)
Incident report (for printing)
Plan on health and safety at workplaces
According to the Act on Working Environment, Health and Safety in Workplaces No. 46/1980, all companies are required to draw up and implement a plan on health and safety at the workplace. Applicants for Vakinn endorsement have to show documentation of such a plan. Further information can be obtained from the Icelandic Administration of Occupational Safety and Health (Vinnueftirlitinu).