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From the CEO: A Lesson to Remember

By Anthony Anton, president and CEO of the Washington Hospitality Association My father, Basil Anton, wasn’t the only one in my family who owned restaurants. In fact, many of my

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Hazard Communication Rule

What is the Hazard Communication rule? The Hazard Communication rule requires you — the employer — to inform and train your employees about hazardous chemicals in your workplace. Note: Washington

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Employee Safety Alert Systems for Hotels

Here’s a quick overview of technology options that can help Seattle hotels comply with Seattle Municipal Code (SMC) 14.25, which concerns hotel employees’ health and safety. SMC 14.25 has been

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Workplace Violence

Workplace violence can happen anywhere at any time. It can involve a single victim, such as the apartment manager stabbed to death in Everett in July 2010. It can involve

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Workers’ Compensation

What is workers’ compensation? Workers’ compensation (industrial insurance) coverage protects both workers and employers from the financial impact of a work-related injury or occupational disease. It pays for injured workers’

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Preventing Teen Injuries

Employment data show the hospitality and retail industries, including restaurants, employ 50 percent of teenagers, which contributes to the high incidence of injury to teens. In 2000, the Washington State

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Housekeepers’ Health & Safety in the Workplace

Ergonomics is the science of designing jobs, equipment, and workplaces to fit the person. The application of ergonomics to housekeeping is an extremely beneficial way to reduce pain/discomfort, lower the

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Restaurants: Save Money and Keep Employees Safe

Comprehensive safety training has far reaching effects on your business. Not only is it beneficial to have safety measures in place, but the law requires employers to provide their employees with

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SAFETY MEETING INFO: BURNS

Washington Hospitality First Aid Burns are injuries to tissues caused by heat, friction, electricity, radiation, or chemicals. Scalds are a type of burn caused by a hot liquid or steam.

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Doing the Right Thing the Right Way: A Road Map to Workplace Safety

By Paul Schlienz No matter what you do, there is always the potential for something to go wrong in life and in work environments. Employers who accept this fact know

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Oily Rags Can Be Lethal: Protect Yourself, Protect Your Family

Oily Rags Can Be Lethal: Protect Yourself, Protect Your Family By Brad Tower Christmas 2016 was the first since the death of my three children. Ben, Maddy and Sam were

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Fire Prevention

Restaurants—with their open flames, hot equipment, electrical connections, cooking oils, cleaning chemicals and paper products—have all the ingredients for a fire to flame out of control. Nearly 8,000 eating and

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First Aid Training – Everyone needs it

Knowing first aid means you’re more likely to know what to do to help someone in case of emergency.  1. You’ll be more prepared as a parent. If you’re a

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Lodging News: First Aid Classes, Tourism Marketing Bill

First Aid, CPR and AED training helps you meet state requirements Did you know that all employers in Washington state are required to have first-aid trained personnel available on every

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Overview of Employee Safety Alert Systems for Hotels

Here’s a quick overview of technology options that can help Seattle hotels comply with the city’s recently approved hotel initiative.   Seattle voters passed Initiative 124 on Nov. 8, 2016,