Numerous Reports And Warnings Published By Leading Research Institutions, Universities, And Government Regulators Reveal Housekeepers Are Far More Likely To Be Injured On The Job And Significantly More Likely To Incur Serious, Disabling Injuries. Despite These Alarming Claim, No One Had Been Doing Much To Solve The Problem And That’s Because, In Truth, No One Really Knows What to Do….
As a leader in hospitality management, HEI is establishing a safety initiative focused on reducing risk exposure, costly insurance costs and loss productivity. HEI will make the Bed MadeEZ standard issue for all housekeepers amoung its 36+ properties.
The average cost for treatment is $800 ‐ $2,000 per room. These costs quickly add up when most authorities agree that the rooms above and below and well as on either side of an infestation should also be treated. Many hotels have spent more than $50,000 to $60,000 to treat bed bug infestations.
Few would argue that an effective training program is essential to workplace safety. Details, however, are more difficult to pinpoint. How much should an organization spend on training? How should that training be presented?
Ergonomics and Cumulative Trauma Injuries: This pamphlet shows how ergonomics can be applied to housekeeping work. Benefits of Ergonomics: It Improves efficiency of housekeeping work, increases work quality, reduces discomfort or pain in housekeepers, lowers housekeeper injury risk and allows housekeepers to work more easily. Click here to see what tools OSHA recommends.