Exposure to harsh chemicals and repeated bending can take its toll.
Today’s post is the continuation of a 2-part series which comes to us from our colleague Edgar Romano at Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP in New York.
As we shared with you last week, hotel housekeeping may not seem dangerous, but it can be grueling physical labor.
A recent study published by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health reported that tasks including dusting, vacuuming, changing linens, making beds, and scrubbing bathrooms may lead to a range of injuries. Some of the most common ones include:
Hotel room cleaning is a job that comes with risks
Today’s post comes to us from our colleague Edgar Romano at Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano, LLP in New York.
Hotels can be a dangerous place to work. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, of all service industry workers, hotel workers have the highest rate of injury at 5%. The average for all service industries is only about 3.4%.
Hotel room cleaners have significantly higher injury rates than other hotel workers, with nearly 8% experiencing Continue reading