Hotel-Motel Industry Safety & Health - Security

Photo public domain - Pixaby. Always use handrails whiles riding on an escalator

Always use handrails while riding on an escalator.

Photo public domain - Pixaby.

Whether responding or conducting routine patrols or video monitoring security people can be exposed to a variety of hazards such as the following:

  • Falls.
  • Slips and trips.
  • Sprains and strains.
  • Violence in the work place.

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  • Adverse weather.
  • Awkward postures.
  • Bloodborne pathogens.
  • Health issues (eye strains, leg and body pains from sitting for long periods of time).
  • Heat illness.
  • Moving vehicles (parking lot patrols).
  • Overexertion.

Information provided in this industry page can help employers and employees identify and evaluate existing and foreseeable safety and health hazards. It also provides resources to help with training, prevention methods, and the development and implementation of a required written safety and health accident prevention program (APP).

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