A National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) council has been formed with the goal of reducing workplace injuries and deaths in the hotel and motel industry. The specific goal is to reduce both the number of accidents and occupational illnesses that cause injury or death, and also the severity of those injuries for room cleaners by 20 percent, which will be measured by the number of days of work lost due to a person being unable to work.
According to NORA and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, there are more than 1.8 million people who work in the accommodations industry, with more than 400,000 of those employees being hotel and motel room cleaners.
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