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Policy, Procedures and Risk Assessments

In The Footsteps and Take Us Touring recognises this it has a duty of care for its 'employees' and their customers. To that end, we have written and documented appropriate health & safety procedures.

The first level of this documentation is our Health & Safety Policy Statement

The second level of document are their health & safety procedures. These are: -

Health & Safety Review Meeting

Accident Incident Reporting Procedure

Generic Risk Assessments

As part of the Generic Risk Assessments procedure they have carried out a series of generic risk assessments identifying potential hassards and the control measures and/or precautions that should be followed to minimise those risks. These Generic Risk Assessments form the third level of their documentation and these are: -

GRA001 - All Tours

GRA002 - Small Group Tours

GRA003 - Large Group Tours

GRA004 - Accommodation

GRA005 - Battlefield Tours

To ensure that all 'employees' are able to access the forms required to comply with these procedures and the generic risk assessment they are also published and available electronically. These forms are: -

Incident Report Form

GRA002A - Vehicle Compliance Form

GRA004A - Hotel Accommodation Enquiry Form

We ensure that all of our employees are adequately trained and competent to do their work. Each employee is given a health and safety induction and where appropriate provided with job specific training sufficient to fulfil their role. To ensure that our team of Tour Managers and Guides receive an appropriate Health & Safety Induction, we issue each of them a Health & Safety Induction Booklet.

Tour Manager / Guide Health & Safety Induction Booklet

All members of the In the footsteps team of Tour Manager / Guide Team are considered to be an 'employee' of the company for the period of time that you are delivering tours on our behalf. This is true whether they are a part-time or full-time employee of the company or working for In the footsteps on a sub-contractor basis. In all cases they are expected to read this booklet and comply with its content in order to ensure that they play their part in providing a safer environment for themselves, their fellow employees and our customers.

In the footsteps also has full and appropriate Insurance covering its Tour Operator activities. This includes Employers' Liability Insuracne as well as Public/Products Liability and Professional Indemnity cover. A copy of our Certificate of Employers' Liability Insurance is below: -

Certificate of Employers' Liability Insurance

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Page last updated: 22 April 2022