335 young workers were KILLED in 2013. Workers less than 25 years old were TWICE AS LIKELY to end up in the emergency room as those 25 and older. EVERY 9 MINUTES, a U.S. teen gets hurt on the job. Workplace incidents are preventable. You have a RIGHT to be safe and healthy at work. Apr 11, 2016 · Teen safety on the job. What may be obvious to an adult employee may not be so clear to a teen tackling a task for the first time. The U.S. Department of .
Job Safety Resources for Teens, Parents and Employers. The publication, Sold on Safety (2.5 MB PDF) (en español (1.69 MB PDF)), is aimed at hazards and protections for youth working in the retail stores including grocery, department, convenience and other stores. The document was created by FedNet. According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), each year in the U.S. an estimated 158,000 teens are injured on the job and of that number 53,000 will go to the ER for cuts, bruises, sprains, burns and even broken bones, concussions, and amputations.
Jul 03, 2018 · July 03, 2018. School’s out! Protect teen 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.