Each year, 70 American teens succumb to work related injuries and 70,000 are hospitalized. There are many reasons for the number of injuries, but some of the major ones involve naivety, inexperience, and lack of safety knowledge. Therefore it becomes important that the young blood have enough know-how about occupational safety before they start their job.
If you’re employing young workers or if you are one, you could benefit from learning about occupational safety surrounding teen workers and young adults. This quick quiz will give you a fair understanding of the workers’ rights and employer’s responsibilities, the need for training of new employees on safe work practices, and regulations that prohibit young workers from taking up some occupations, among other pertinent information.
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