industry insight – hotel

industry insight – hotel

RetailFirst – Workers’ comp for the hotel industry

Hospitality is at the heart of Florida’s economy as a $57 billion industry boasting more than 900,000 employees—and RetailFirst is dedicated to helping you thrive.

For more than 30 years, RetailFirst has provided workers’ compensation insurance for the hotel industry. Our safety expertise includes every department—housekeeping, laundry, food services, employee training and development, cash management, facilities maintenance—all the teams that work to make outstanding hotel services happen. We help you manage risks, keep your employees safe and hold claims costs as low as possible.

Industry Risks

  • Burns and scalds
  • Chemical hazards
  • Cuts and lacerations
  • Fire safety
  • Lift and equipment maintenance
  • Office safety
  • Slips and falls
  • Sprains and strains
  • Security concerns
  • Vehicle safety

RetailFirst Solution

Every hotel has different safety needs. RetailFirst offers specialized loss control services designed to help keep your employees’ work environment as safe as possible. We think in terms of safety, and we can help you prevent accidents. 

Here’s what you can expect from RetailFirst’s safety professionals:

  • A safety survey and evaluation report designed for your hotel
  • Industry-specific employee safety awareness and training including lifting techniques, slip-and-fall prevention, housekeeping safety, Hazard Communication and Right-to-Know training. 
  • Safety webinars for staff meetings or one-on-one training
  • Customizable safety posters, topics for safety meetings and payroll stuffers geared toward safety
  • Advice on hotel safety for every department
  • Help creating a workplace safety program and/or a drug-free workplace program
  • Analysis of injuries to identify trends 
  • Tools and resources to create your own return-to-work program


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