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Your Construction Safety Program: Safe Students, Safe Workers
Your Construction Safety Program: Safe Students, Safe Workers: A Guide for Administrators & Instructors in Post-Secondary Career Technical Education (CTE) Construction Programs.
r2p & p2r at Work: Career Technical Education
New tools for CTE Administrators and Instructors are now available that have come out of recent research on OSH education in post-secondary CTE construction programs, including some relating to construction safety.
Young Drivers in the Workplace: How Employers and Parents Can Help Keep Them Safe on the Road
This fact sheet gives information on workplace driving laws that are important to follow so that young drivers may gain work experience under the safest conditions possible.
Young Worker Injury Deaths: A historical summary of surveillance and investigative findings
This document focuses on the surveillance and investigation efforts, providing a historical summary of NIOSH findings related to fatal injuries incurred by workers who are under the age of 18 years.
Youth@Work—Talking Safety Curriculum for Florida (includes Spanish translation)
The following links contain the Talking Safety curriculum for Florida, the accompanying PowerPoint presentation, and a companion video including Spanish translation.
2017 O[yes] Young Worker safety video winners
Watch the 2017 winning videos for the O[yes] work safe, save a friend video contest.
Safe Work for Youth in Construction - Information for Employers
Youth who are under 18 years old can be an asset to your workforce. They are enthusiastic and eager to learn. However, like other new and inexperienced workers, these young workers can be injured on the job when they don't receive adequate safety training and supervision.
Oregon OSHA Young Worker Topic Page
Think about your safety on the job. It’s a fact: Workers injured the most have the least work experience – that is true even if you are older. Workers are most likely to get injured during their first year on the job.
Source: Oregon OSHA