Hotel/Motel

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Jan 24, 2017
CCOHS OSH Answers: Hotel Housekeeping

http://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/occup_workplace/hotel_housekeeping.html

This section describes the risk factors in hotel housekeeping that can cause repetitive motion injuries (RMIs) and ways to reduce these risk factors. (CCOHS)

Source: CCOHS

Jan 24, 2017
CCOHS OSH Answers: Hotel Laundry

http://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/occup_workplace/laundry.html

This section describes the risk factors in hotel laundry work that can cause repetitive motion injuries (RMIs) and ways to reduce these risk factors.

Source: CCOHS

Dec 01, 2016
Susan Harwood Training Grant Materials: Housekeeper ergonomics

https://www.osha.gov/dte/grant_materials/fy10/sh-20998-10.html

The grantee provided training for workers and employers on musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) and ergonomic principles in the hotel industry. Training materials include PowerPoint presentation and handouts in English and Spanish.

Source: OSHA

Dec 01, 2016
Susan Harwood Training Grant Materials: Housekeeper ergonomics

https://www.osha.gov/dte/grant_materials/fy10/sh-20998-10.html

The grantee provided training for workers and employers on musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) and ergonomic principles in the hotel industry. Training materials include PowerPoint presentation and handouts in English and Spanish.

Source: OSHA

Jun 01, 2016
Safety Sweep: An Employer's Guide to Preventing Injuries to Room Attendants in BC Accommodations

https://www.go2hr.ca/resource/educational-info-eg-pamphlet-booklet/safety-sweep-employers-guide-preventing-injuries-room

This guide outlines key prevention strategies for room attendant managers and supervisors who work in hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, and other hospitality facilities that offer overnight accommodations.

Source: Go2HR

Jun 01, 2016
Safety Sweep: An Employer's Guide to Preventing Injuries to Room Attendants in BC Accommodations

https://www.go2hr.ca/resource/educational-info-eg-pamphlet-booklet/safety-sweep-employers-guide-preventing-injuries-room

This guide outlines key prevention strategies for room attendant managers and supervisors who work in hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, and other hospitality facilities that offer overnight accommodations.

Source: go2HR

Oct 01, 2015
WorkSafe BC: Room Attendants: Safety Video Series

http://www2.worksafebc.com/Portals/Tourism/Prevention-Accommodation.asp

This video series demonstrates safe work procedures and provides instructions to prevent injuries to room attendants.

Source: WorkSafe BC

Oct 01, 2015
WorkSafe BC: Room Attendants: Safety Video Series

http://www2.worksafebc.com/Portals/Tourism/Prevention-Accommodation.asp

Over 50 percent of injuries in the accommodation industry involve room attendants (housekeeping staff). This video series demonstrates safe work procedures and provides instructions to prevent injuries to room attendants.

Source: WorkSafe Online

Aug 01, 2012
Pesticide Hazard Alert: Pesticides used to treat bed bugs can make you sick (PDF)

http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/ohsep/Documents/BedBugAlert.pdf

The California Department of Public Health’s Occupational Pesticide Illness Prevention Program (OPIPP) has published a new pesticide hazard alert about getting rid of bed bugs safely.

Source: CDPH

Jul 01, 2012
Safety and Health Among Hotel Cleaners

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2012-151/?s_cid=3ni7d2fb072620120400pm

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) convened a number of partners to develop the National Services Agenda, which includes safety and health goals for the Accommodations Industry.

Source: NIOSH