Now more than ever, we need to keep our commercial janitor businesses safe in an unsafe world. Besides massive OSHA citations that can range as high as $136,000 for repeated violations, accidents and exposure to COVID-19 can put custodians out of work for days or weeks. But how do we keep them safe? Luckily, we have three safety tips to help keep your commercial janitorial clients safe.
This year, travel is making an uptick thanks to the COVID-19 vaccine. With more people traveling, hotels and motels are going to see an increase in business, but it is currently difficult to find employees to work in the hotels. The more work, the more strain on hotel employees. It’s at this critical time that we need to help our clients out in the hospitality sector. But what can you do to help?
Slips, falls, and accidents are incredibly common during the winter and aren’t necessarily due to negligence. However, if an accident happens on the job, it’s the workplace’s responsibility. That’s something employers want to avoid at all costs, even if they have comprehensive worker’s compensation insurance. If you want to be proactive in helping your clients prevent claims before they happen, please feel free to send them this list of wintertime safety tips for the workplace!
This can be a hard time of year to speak to clients about making changes to their insurance package, but the risks of carrying an inadequate policy far outweigh the financial burden. Here’s an article that will help you speak to your clients about winter risks. Consider it an early holiday gift from us to you!