Welcome to Your Health & Safety page for Hotels, B&Bs, Resorts & More
We’ve curated a variety of content to help you get a sense of your unique sector profile, including:
- How many businesses are operating?
- Who is getting injured?
- What is causing the injuries?
- What are the costs associated with those injuries?
Here you’ll find a selection of health & safety resources to help mitigate the most common injuries in this sector. Our goal is to help employers build a workplace culture that keeps workers safe.
About the Sector
The overnight accommodation sector includes businesses that provide lodging and short-term accommodation to those who are vacationing. Some examples of businesses in this sector include hotels, motels, bed and breakfasts, inns, ski lodges, hostels, industry work camps, and resorts.
These businesses often provide other services, such as restaurants, bars, recreational facilities (like spas, hair salons, swimming pools), and entertainment. Therefore, you may want to review our food and beverage services and bars, pubs, nightclubs and lounges resources as well.
Registered businesses operating in this sector
rate for 2023
Injury Profile Dashboard
How to Reduce the Risk of Violence in the Workplace
This guide is intended to help employers conduct a violence risk assessment to eliminate or reduce the risk of violence in the workplace.
PoolSafeBC Best Practices Guide
This guide includes health and safety information and hands-on resources, such as a form for assessing risks and a template for a chlorine exposure control plan.
Preventing Slips, Trips, and Falls in the Workplace
This book, shows how employers can effectively manage the risks by identifying the hazards and implementing controls related to a variety of factors, including workplace design, flooring, cleaning procedures, and worker footwear.
Room Attendants: Safety Video Series
This video series provides safe work practices to help prevent injuries to room attendants. The videos show how to make beds, clean bathrooms, wring cloths, dust high surfaces, empty trash cans, and vacuum.
Room Attendants: Safety Video Series Discussion Guide
This guide supports the video series and posters that are aimed at preventing injuries to room attendants.
Keys to Injury Management: An Employer's Guide to Managing Workplace Injuries in BC Accommodations
This program manual and toolkit provides hands-on material to develop an injury management/return to work program.