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COVID-19 Safety Standard: Preventive Measures for U.S. Hospitality Sector

November 12, 2020 | 1:00 - 2:00 pm CST

Kiwa COVID-19 Preventive Measures Standard for Hospitality Industry

The coronavirus pandemic has major consequences worldwide for the way people work, recreate and organize their social lives. Following global lockdowns in Spring 2020, organizations in the hospitality and entertainment sectors are gradually restarting operations and reopening for business using recommended health and safety guidelines.

ABS Quality Evaluations (ABS QE) and Kiwa Nederland B.V. have collaborated to offer a new Preventive Measures Standard for the hospitality sector to reduce COVID-19 health and safety risks to businesses and organizations operating in the U.S. market. This standard will help organizations adopt a management system to demonstrate their compliance with existing guidelines and help assure consumer confidence as the hospitality industry transitions to a new normal.

In this webinar, gain insight into the new Kiwa COVID-19 Preventive Measures Standard designed to help organizations verify that COVID-19 risks have been controlled and managed in a planned manner.

What We Cover

  • Kiwa Nederland B.V. and ABS QE Quality Alliance
  • Kiwa COVID-19 Preventive Measures Standard
    • What is the Standard?
    • What is its Purpose?
    • Certification Process
    • Basic terminology / terms
    • Standard Overview / Framework
    • Advantages

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Tom Roche

Tom Roche currently consults on management systems and serves as a lead auditor certifying management systems to international standards. He has over 30 years of experience in engineering, risk management and management systems associated with business operations and critical infrastructure supporting a variety of industries. Prior to migrating to management system consulting and auditing, Tom held executive level positions in the engineering and risk management sector with a focus on quantitative risk and safety in the worldwide nuclear and oil and gas markets.

About ABS Group

ABS Group of Companies, Inc. (, through its operating subsidiaries, provides data-driven risk and reliability solutions and technical services that help clients confirm the safety, integrity, quality and efficiency of critical assets and operations. Headquartered in Spring, Texas, ABS Group operates with more than 1,000 professionals in over 20 countries serving the marine and offshore, oil, gas and chemical, government and industrial sectors. ABS Group is a subsidiary of ABS, one of the world's leading marine and offshore classification societies.

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