• Hüseyin ÖZDEMİR İnşaat Mühendisliği Bölümü, İstanbul Aydın Üniversitesi, İSTANBUL


Occupational Health, Occupational Safety, Hotel Management, ISO 45001


Hotel businesses in the tourism sector have become a very important industry branch for the developing states. Hotel businesses are thriving and creating jobs even during the global economic crisis. The development in hotel businesses increases employment opportunities, especially in the region. As hotel businesses develop; In addition to regional employment, national and international employment will also develop. Along with the increase in the number of hotel businesses, the increase in employment and competition in this field has also increased the risks and dangers that the working people will face in this sector. For this reason, it is important to evaluate hotel businesses academically in terms of work accidents and occupational diseases. Seasonal business activities in hotel businesses, changing uninsured and unreliable employees, non-trainee students, absenteeism or insufficient employee training and neglect of activities are considered priorities in the sector. In the period we live in, as the share of tourism income in the country's economy increases, the number of investments, the number of employees and their importance also increase. Occupational health and safety plays an important role for hoteliers and their customers. As a result of industrial development and emerging forms of work, the hazards and risks to consider have increased. Business diversity in the tourism industry is one of the biggest weaknesses in risk management. As in all workplaces, it is the responsibility of the employer-employee representatives to protect the health and safety of hotel employees and guests. A serious step in this is to create an OHS culture in the workplace.



How to Cite

ÖZDEMİR, H. . (2022). OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES IN HOTEL OPERATIONS. TAS Journal, 2(4), 26–35. Retrieved from https://tasjournal.com/index.php/tas/article/view/56