Janitorial, and Housekeeping

Examples of safety hazards that can harm janitorial and housekeeping workers include:

  • Heavy or awkward lifting, overexertion, repetitive motions, and other physical stressors
  • Hazardous cleaning chemicals
  • Bloodborne pathogens due to contact with used needles, lancets, and other contaminated waste
  • Workplace violence (e.g., assaults)
  • Slips, trips and falls


Videos, Training, and Prevention

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