Covid-19 Risk Assessment & Implementation of Control Measures for Restaurants/Cafés & Gastro Pubs & Hotels

Start Date: 06/08/2020 (Subject to availability)

Duration: 2 hours (2pm - 4pm)

Location: Online via Zoom

Cost: Free

Programme overview

A 2 hour virtual training course on carrying out a Covid 19 Risk Assessment and implementing the control measures for restaurants/ cafes and gastro pubs.

Learning Outcomes

  1. To identify the risks posed by Covid-19 in your workplace or from staff and customers
  2. To identify high risk areas in the workplace
  3. To assess each risk and identify the likelihood of each risk occurring
  4. How to implement control measures to reduce the likelihood and severity of the risks

Who is this course for?

For owners/ managers or those responsible for implementing Covid-19 measures in the hospitality industry

Content Covered

  1. Introduction
  2. What is Coronavirus / Key Control Measures
  3. Health and Safety Documentation including Business Response/Action Plan
  4. Covid-19 Risk Transmission/ Spread in your Workplace
  5. High Risk Areas in Hospitality Businesses
  6. Risk Assessment Template
  7. Risk Control Measures
  8. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  9. Implementing Protocols for Customers/Visitors to your Premises
  10. Management of risk in Public Areas, Food and Beverage, Kitchen, Room Service for Meetings & Events
  11. Management of Risk during Deliveries of Goods and Services to your Premises
  12. Management of Risk when Organising Meetings
  13. Management of Risk when Traveling to / from work
  14. Managing the Risk of Cross Contamination
  15. Additional Information Sources

Trainer Profile

Ayrton Group is Ireland’s go-to provider for safety training and consultancy.

Formed in 1993 Ayrton Group has been continually focused on the provision of best-in-class solutions for their clients across all industry sectors and their business has grown year on year to where they now employ in excess of 150 people

Ayrton Group have been providing tailored bespoke training over many years and in very recent times have delivered a considerable volume of specialist training to individuals and companies with the sole focus being on Covid 19 and the “return to work” protocols issued by the Government and a number of other agencies over recent weeks


Following close collaboration between the RAI and Ayrton Group, two key training courses have been developed, the content finalised and these are aimed specifically at the hospitality sector.

These training courses deal with the requirements of Covid 19  within the hospitality sector and how to safeguard management, staff, suppliers and customers from day one, upon re-opening


All the trainers (listed below) are of the highest calibre, extremely knowledgeable and have been very successfully delivering training on behalf of Ayrton Group for many years

The proposed training for the hospitality sector will be delivered over Zoom which has proven to be an excellent interactive format between trainer and participant

  • Kieran Cassidy                 • William Peacham               • Claire Kelly                      • James Boyd                        • Brian McKenna                 •Jerry Harrington