Resources to Open
RLPSA has created and gathered resources to help you open safely. Before implementing any of these resources check with your organization's internal policies and procedures.
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FDA Food Safety Checklist: Best Practices for Re-Opening Retail Food Establishments During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Rapid responses to the coronavirus pandemic leave organizations vulnerable to security breaches. Security and risk teams must remain vigilant and focus on strategic areas.
Best Practices for Retail Food Stores, Restaurants, and Food Pick-Up/Delivery Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Comprehensive article from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Legal Aspects: 10 Steps to Secure Your Organization Post COVID-19
David Donna of the Donna Law Firm put together 10 important steps for an organization to consider post-COVID-19. This commentary does not constitute legal advice from either party. Download it here.
As we move to a re-open phase in some of our restaurants, we should keep in mind the potential for aggressive behavior that could take place within our restaurants. Our best defense against aggressive or hostile behavior is to prevent a situation from escalating. Download the Q&A here.
National Restaurant Association Opening Guidelines
The National Restaurant Association published some opening guidelines to consider.
Download the guidelines document here.
Manage Crisis Whitepaper
Questioning whether you're doing all that you can to maintain a healthy and successful business during this new Coronavirus Pandemic? Envysion put together a concise list of ways QSR operators are shifting their focus to safely protect both their customers and profits, in the presence of COVID-19.
The COVID-19 outbreak presents striking new challenges for eCommerce merchants. Download our free report today and learn:
How the COVID-19 crisis is impacting the market
The risks will you face as a result of the outbreak
What you can do to protect your business & your bottom line
How to adapt to the new post- coronavirus marketplace
As restaurants look to enforce COVID-19 requirements, difficult situations may arise with guests adhering to the guidelines. The new de-escalation course offers all restaurant employees guidance on how to reduce tensions and promote a safe environment while maintaining the spirit of hospitality throughout all interactions.
The spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 has put organizations and employees on alert. This information can help keep employees informed about the coronavirus, as well as offer guidance on how to remain healthy and deal with the emotional impacts of the outbreak.
Governors and public health officials across the country have implemented stringent measures to help contain the spread of COVID-19, such as stay at home orders. Yet even as businesses begin to reopen, face coverings are likely to remain popular as a preventative measure.
Physical Security in the Age of COVID
Law enforcement presence at restaurants can help deter criminal activity, such as robberies, and other incidents, by demonstrating to the community a strong partnership between local business leaders and police. Here's your best bet for working with law enforcement and maintaining physical security. Download it here.
CAP Index Report: Restaurant Crime after COVID-19
In our third issue of COVID-19 & Crime, we examine restaurant crime reported in Los Angeles and Chicago. We consulted industry experts about what they are seeing in the restaurant industry and on what might happen in the upcoming weeks and months. Download here.
Guidance for Restaurant Employers: Masks & Temperature Checks
The National Restaurant Association's Restaurant Law Center posted an article about "On-Premises Workplace Infection Control Practices Impacting Employees."
Social Distancing Signage for Print
Printable Resources from the CDC:
The National Restaurant Association’s ServSafe division has released a new video offering restaurateurs guidance on how to reopen dining rooms safely as states begin to lift stay-in-place restrictions.
Throughout the coronavirus crisis, ServSafe has provided free resources that help industry employees learn the best practices to keep customers and themselves safe. This new training video, “ServSafe Reopening Guidance: COVID-19 Precautions,” offers information and tips on how to reopen following a state shutdown.