Young worker safety

From yesterday's Canberra Times The employer of a young man killed in a workplace accident on the weekend has issued a statement saying it is "deeply saddened" by the tragedy and has launched its own investigation into how the incident happened. Concreter Ben Catanzariti was working at a Kingston Foreshore construction site on Saturday morning …

Young Worker Safety

Young Worker Safety Photo: Colorado Historical Society Working with young people brings unique safety challenges to the OHS professional, supervisors and managers. Workers 15-24 have a 75% greater chance of being killed on the job, often their accidents happen in the first 2 weeks of employment. Work in construction, using motor vehicles and moving machinery …

Safety Of Young Workers

Safety Of Young Workers – Graphic Training Videos   When it comes to training workers it is always best if safety training starts as early as possible. However, many employers (and parents and teachers) are concerned about how to effectively get through to this age group. This is the same concern the authorities have had …

Safety Sense

Safety Sense for Young Workers and Students Young workers may lack safety sense and safety experience and are sometimes unfamiliar with workplace procedures.  They sometimes don't know what their rights are or are too shy or too frightened to speak up. Apprentices my be given dangerous jobs or jobs that older workers may not want …