hotel staff safety

New Jersey Becomes the First US State to Require Panic Buttons for Hotel Workers

On Tuesday, June 11, 2019– New Jersey became the first state in the U.S to passed a law requiring hotels to provide ‘panic buttons’ that employees can activate in case of an emergency. According to the Senate, No 2986 by the State of New Jersey states that “A hotel employer shall provide a panic button to each hotel employee assigned to work in a guest room without any other employees present, at no cost to the employee. An employee