External Resources

Interactive Training

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

If you dare, enter the BodgeDab Steakhouse to help your co-workers avoid becoming a “zombie” by using information from Safety, Health, and Environmental professionals that are embedded within the game.

 

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 http://www.njsafeschools.org/Cosmetology.htm.

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.