Health Charter

Post Covid health charter: Commitments of managed cave managers

Protecting the natural environment and organizing secure cave tours for all has always been and will always be the priority and job of managers of developed caves. Managers of developed caves have tirelessly succeeded in making the underground environment accessible in a safe manner and by managing the flows allowing the preservation of this fragile environment.
It is for these reasons that the managers of developed caves, members of the ANECAT, commit themselves with confidence, to make accessible to visitors and to discover the underground world while ensuring the safety of visitors and employees.

  • Commitment 1: Ensure the application of directives and recommendations of the public authorities through the designation of a safety referent responsible for defining prevention measures according to government measures, communicating them and ensuring their application.
  • Commitment 2: Put in place a specific health plan for the entire site relating to the protection of employees, visitors and subcontractors.
  • Commitment 3: Set up training courses for employees on the measures to be observed and their application, as well as specific training for employees in contact with the public.
  • Commitment 4: Ensure the regular supply of workstations with Personal Protective Equipment according to the analysis carried out within the DUERP (Single document for the assessment of professional risks).
  • Commitment 5: Communicate on the health measures and reception conditions implemented and to be respected.
  • Commitment 6: Provide equipment at the entrance and at the exit of the site as well as in the common areas and shops for disinfection and / or hand washing.
  • Commitment 7: Put in place a traffic plan to guarantee compliance with physical distance and to avoid or limit crossings as much as possible (markings on the ground and signage). During all types of visits, wearing a mask and washing your hands with soap or hydroalcoholic gel, available at the entrance to the visit, will be compulsory.
  • Commitment 8: Implement specific disinfection actions with methods that depend on the frequency and use of potentially contaminated objects.
  • Commitment 9: Put in place a document to monitor the cleaning of common places (toilets, changing rooms, etc.) and have display panels at the entrance reminding procedures and barrier measures.
  • Commitment 10: Favor CB and “contactless” payments. When possible, encourage booking online or by phone.
  • Commitment 11: Having display and signage panels to enforce barrier gestures and rules of social distancing around benches, tables, seats, play area, picnic areas, etc.
  • Commitment 12: Regulate the entrances according to the surface of the annexed spaces (shops, museum, interpretation space, etc.). Manage the waiting area by respecting the rules of distancing and adapt the sale of products to meet the requirements of prevention measures and barrier measures.
  • Commitment 13: Adapt the entertainment program and the opening of services and facilities to health requirements and government decisions.
  • Commitment 14: Bar / snack / catering space: apply the national provisions defined for catering.