Excellence Hospitality Hotels - Safety Programme

Health and Safety ISO 45001:2018

Date: 30th January 2019 - 11:38 am

FIRST Periodic Safety Audit Program of SGS - Hotel Hospitality Excellence (Food, Water and Buildings)
NOW ISO 45001 certification process.


The implementation and maintenance of an OH&S management system, its effectiveness and its ability to achieve its intended outcomes are dependent on a number of key factors, which can include:
a) top management leadership, commitment, responsibilities and accountability;
b) top management developing, leading and promoting a culture in the organization that supports the intended outcomes of the OH&S management system;
c) communication;
d) consultation and participation of workers, and, where they exist, workers’ representatives;
e) allocation of the necessary resources to maintain it;
f) OH&S policies, which are compatible with the overall strategic objectives and direction of the organization;
g) effective process(es) for identifying hazards, controlling OH&S risks and taking advantage of OH&S opportunities;
h) continual performance evaluation and monitoring of the OH&S management system to improve OH&S performance;
i) integration of the OH&S management system into the organization’s business processes;
j) OH&S objectives that align with the OH&S policy and take into account the organization’s hazards, OH&S risks and OH&S opportunities;
k) compliance with its legal requirements and other requirements.

Belmond has obtained the highest score in its structures and has decided to undertake the process to obtain the UNI ISO 45001 certification - Occupational health and safety management systems — Requirements with guidance for use.


SGS, in conjunction with Belmond Health & Safety team, has developed a safety audit programme to cover their properties.

The audit cover 3 general areas:
Food Safety Module: it covers food and beverage preparation, storage and service areas to assess the layout, infrastructure, materials used, working habits, storage methods, temperature control, holding of food, pest-control and cleanliness.
Water Safety module: Focuses on the pool facilities areas (where applicable) and on cleaning, sanitation and management practices. The pool facilities areas audit includes swimming pools, SPA pools and DRV requirements. Cleaning, sanitation and managements covers overall cleaning and use of chemicals, pool water treatment and filtration, water supply and Legionella control.
Building Safety / Housekeeping module: Focuses housekeeping for general areas, rooms, kid’s club, beach and leisure (where applicable) together with fire safety, fuel & energy safety and infrastructure.

  • Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo, Taormina

  • Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea, Taormina Mare
  • Belmond Hotel Cipriani, Venezia

  • Belmond Hotel Splendido, Portofino
  • Belmond Hotel Splendido Mare, Portofino
  • Belmond Villa San Michele, Firenze
  • Belmond Castello di Casole
  • Belmond La Residencia Deià, Mallorca
  • Belmond Reid's Palace Funchal, Madeira

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