Hotel Motel

Depending on the job, examples of safety and health hazards that can harm workers in hotels or motels include:

  • Heaving lifting, awkward postures, prolonged standing, repetitive motion, and other physical stressors
  • Ladders
  • Tools, equipment, and machinery with dangerous moving mechanical parts
  • Hazardous chemicals and substances (e.g., asbestos)
  • Bloodborne pathogens due to contact with used needles, lancets, and other potentially contaminated objects or materials
  • Slips, trips, and falls
  • Kitchen knives, slicers, and other sharp tools
  • Workplace violence (e.g., assaults, robberies)



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