Restaurants, Hotels, Inns, and More
There are more than 700 hospitality related businesses in Rhode Island including hotels, motels, inns, bed & breakfasts, breakfast cafes, elegant dining establishments, outdoor grills, snack bars, and clam shacks. Hospitality is a vital part of the Rhode Island economy, and each type of business poses safety risks. It is important to be aware of the hazards to keep your employees safe.
For 30 years, Beacon has been proud to provide workers' compensation insurance to the majority of restaurants, bars, hotels, and eateries in Rhode Island. We understand the industry and the challenges your hospitality company faces, and we're here to support you and your employees.
Beacon offers seminars and webinars for restaurants, hotels, and other hospitality industry companies. In addition, our team of experienced safety professionals perform workplace assessments, onsite-and remote safety training, and online training on dozens of topics to reduce the risk to your employees working in hotels, restaurants, seasonal events, catering, and more.
Case Study: A significant number of injuries were happening related to glass polishing. Watch the video below and read more about how we partnered with a local restaurant group to reduce glass-related accidents and serve up safety culture.
Ten Tips for Hospitality Safety: Hospitality is a vital part of the Rhode Island economy, and each type of business poses safety risks. It is important to be aware of the hazards to keep your employees safe. Every restaurant, hotel, and catering company should have a safety program to include training for employees on procedures to prevent common injuries. Read the Ten Tips for Hospitality Safety blog post to learn more.
Developing a Safety Program
Every venue should have a safety program to include training for employees on procedures to prevent injuries that result from slips and falls, exposure to harmful substances, repetitive motion, and strains and sprains from handling materials. Hospitality companies should also practice fire safety by installing the proper equipment, training employees, and implementing fire safety procedures.
Since 1992, Beacon Mutual has helped Rhode Island restaurants open doors, reduce costs, and retain employees through our proactive workers’ compensation strategies. Read more about Restaurant Safety and download our Food Service Safety Tips.
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Rhode Island Hospitality Association
Beacon Mutual partners with the Rhode Island Hospitality Association to provide member benefits. We value the longtime relationship we have cultivated with this association and the important work they do to support the industry here in Rhode Island. The association provides helpful training and resources for restaurants, hotels, catering, and event companies which are a perfect complement to the training sessions offered by the Beacon Mutual safety team.