External Resources

You can use the following games and videos to learn about and practice safe habits in the workplace. At the lab, the pool, or the store, click the games to go through common scenarios and choices you might face.

Safety in the Lab

Safety at the Pool

Safety at the Store

Interactive Training

 

Check out these virtual job sites where you can identify hazards and help prevent injuries.

 

 

Are You a Teen Worker? 

Download this booklet produced by CDC- NIOSH- this booklet will guide you with the facts you need to know as you start your first job: NIOSH Publication: Are You a Working Teen? 

 

 

New Jersey Safe Schools Program-

This program has a variety of resources available for download, in particular, there are some helpful tools for the cosmetology industry: check them out here


Training Curricula

Youth@Work: Talking Safety: Teaching Young Workers about Job Safety and Health

 

This publication is a foundation curriculum in occupational safety and health that is designed to be used in the classroom and/or other group training settings. The training has been customized for specific state rules.


Educational Resources and Curricula from www.youngworkers.org

The California Resource Network for Young Workers’ Health and Safety has put together a collection of educational resources and curricula from various sources. This includes: curricula and teachers’ guides, farm safety curricula, resources for peer educators, educational resources for teens, resources for employers and school-to-work programs, and educational resources for parents and others.


Health and Safety Awareness for Working Teens

This website was developed by the University of Washington’s The Health and Safety Awareness for Working Teens (HSAWT) program. This website contains: resources for teens, parents, employers, and teachers. The curricula available on this site include: general employment safety curriculum for teens, OSHA 10 hour for teens, agriculture safety curriculum for teens, culinary arts safety curriculum, and workplace sexual harassment curriculum for teens.


Work Safe Work Smart: A Curriculum Targeted to Adolescent Health and Safety in the Workplace

The Work Safe Work Smart curriculum was developed by the Minnesota Department of Health with a grant from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). The Minnesota Department of Health worked in collaboration with Minnesota teachers to explore occupational health and safety issues with high school students in an effort to reduce injury rates of young workers. The curriculum contains nine distinct lessons available in PDF format for download.


Other Useful Resources

OSHA Resources

 

OSHA Young Worker Factsheet

OSHA Poster
OSHA Whistleblower Factsheet

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

OSHA's Clinician Webpage

 

 

National Resources

Childhood Agricultural Safety Network
http://www.childagsafety.org

Children's Safety Network
http://www.hhd.org/

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Sources of Information on Indoor Air Quality in Schools

 

Federal Network for Young Worker Safety and Health (FedNET)
http://ia600608.us.archive.org/9/items/POSTfednet2/default.html

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence - Health & Safety
http://www.ed.gov/free/s-health.html

Gateway to government food safety information for kids, teens & educators
http://www.foodsafety.gov

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/homepage.html

Adolescent and Teenager Safety and Health
http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/youth/

National Academy Press Reading Room:  Protecting Youth at Work:  Health, Safety and Development of Working Children and Adolescents in the United States (1998)
http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=6019

Transition from School to Adult Life
http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/youth/

United States Department of Labor - YouthRules Website
http://www.youthrules.dol.gov/

Young Worker Awareness

 

State Resources

Connecticut Young Worker Health and Safety Team
http://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/YoungWorkerSafety/index.htm

Labor Occupational Health Program, University of California at Berkeley
http://www.lohp.org/

Youngworkers.org (California Resource Network for Young Worker's Health and Safety)
http://www.youngworkers.org/

O[yes] - Oregon Young Employee Safety Video Contest Winners [Oregon]
https://www.youtube.com/user/OregonSafetyHealth

O[yes] - Oregon Young Employee Safety Video Contest Winner Blog Post [Oregon]
http://www.ohsu.edu/blogs/croet/2014/04/29/making-a-difference/

 

International Links

National Links

Georgia Links

 

 

Employer Partners

Brasfield & Gorrie 

Brasfield & Gorrie is a full-service general contracting, construction management, and design/build service provider. Their diverse experience encompasses a variety of sectors, including healthcare, government, industrial, office, institutional, retail, education, and water treatment facilities. With offices in Atlanta, Birmingham, Dallas, Jacksonville, Nashville, Orlando and Raleigh, Brasfield & Gorrie offers the focused attention of a smaller firm with the resources and reliability of a large, privately-owned company.

 

PLEASE NOTE: These links are provided as a convenience and a link does not imply the Center’s sponsorship or approval of any of these sites. When you access one of these websites you are leaving The Center for Young Worker Safety and Health at GTRI’s website.