Tag: young worker safety

Back to Basics: Young Workers

Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we examine the employer responsibilities when employing young workers, and the safety of young people at work. As summer approaches, many employers may be hiring young people for temporary work or summer jobs. […]

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School’s Out—Protect Your Young Workers on the Job

Summer is in full swing, and many teens and young adults are working summer jobs to earn money and gain job experience. Yet these young workers are often at greater risk of on-the-job injury than their older counterparts as a result of their inexperience. OSHA recently announced that it has entered into a voluntary agreement […]