City of Chicago Ordinance Hotel Housekeeper Emergency Panic Button Video

City of Chicago, Ordinance, M.C.C. 4-6-180 (e) Legal Duties, Hotel, Hotel Housekeepers, Panic Button, SOS Panic Button

City of Chicago Ordinance M.C.C. 4-6-180 (e) Legal Duties – Hotel Panic Button

Each license engaged in the business of hotel shall have a duty to:

“(1) Equip employees who are assigned to clean or to inventory, inspect or restock supplies in a guest room or restroom, under circumstances where no other employee is present in such room, with a panic button or notification device. The employee may use the panic button or notification device to summon help if the employee reasonably believes that an ongoing crime, sexual assault or other emergency is occurring in the employee’s presence.  Panic buttons and notification devices shall be provided by the licensees at no cost to the employee.”

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