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.
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
Federal Network for Young Worker Safety and Health (FedNET)
Federal Resources for Educational Excellence - Health & Safety
Gateway to government food safety information for kids, teens & educators
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Adolescent and Teenager Safety and Health
National Academy Press Reading Room: Protecting Youth at Work: Health, Safety and Development of Working Children and Adolescents in the United States (1998)
Transition from School to Adult Life
United States Department of Labor - YouthRules Website
Young Worker Awareness
Connecticut Young Worker Health and Safety Team
Labor Occupational Health Program, University of California at Berkeley
Youngworkers.org (California Resource Network for Young Worker's Health and Safety)
O[yes] - Oregon Young Employee Safety Video Contest Winners [Oregon]
O[yes] - Oregon Young Employee Safety Video Contest Winner Blog Post [Oregon]
- Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety: Young Worker Zone
- Work Safe British Columbia: Young Workers at Risk
- International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour
- Youth@Work (Safe, fair, productive young working lives) presented by the Government of South Australia
- WorkSafe: Saskatchewan (Canada)
- Speak Up Stay Safe (British Safety Council)
- Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
- OSHA's Young Workers Page
- National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
- Gulf Coast Safety Institute
(The California Resource Network for Young Workers’ Health and Safety and home of The National Young Worker Safety Resource Center)
- New Jersey Safe Schools Program
- Center for Research on Occupational and Environmental Toxicology Young Workers Page
- Advanced Safety Engineering and Management program at UAB
- SkillsUSA Parent Site
- American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)- Georgia Chapter
- Georgia Technology Student Association
- Georgia Local Section- American Industrial Hygiene Association (GLS-AIHA)
- Georgia Health Occupations Students of America
- Georgia Department of Education
- Construction Education Foundation of Georgia
- MAGIC "Mentoring a Girl in Construction" , Inc.
MAGIC is a free one-week day camp designed to introduce young ladies into the world of construction developing a safety first attitude, with hands on projects within various trades.
- Georgia Engineering and Technology Education Association
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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.