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Young Workers Project: Work - Related Injuries to Teens in Massachusetts, 2011 - 2015
This Injury Surveillance Update was prepared by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s Young Workers: Injury Surveillance and Prevention Project and supported by cooperative agreement # 5U60OH008490 from CDC NIOSH and published in September 2018.
Source: MA Dept PH
Injured Massachusetts teen workers lacked health and safety training: report
This article by S+H Magazine reports that half of the teen workers in Massachusetts who were injured on the job between 2011 and 2015 said they did not receive health and safety training from their employers, according to a Massachusetts Department of Public Health annual report on teen worker safety.
Source: Safety + Health
Keeping young workers safe behind the wheel
Safety and Health Magazine shares tips offered by NIOSH for keeping young drivers safe on the job.
Training Workers with Intellectual Disabilities about Health and Safety on the Job
The employment rate of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities lags significantly behind that of the general adult population. This recorded webinar by Robin Dewey of LOHP illustrates the NIOSH/LOHP training curriculum for workers with intellectual and developmental disabilities as shared by Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (COEH).
Your Construction Safety Program: Safe Students, Safe Workers
Your Construction Safety Program: Safe Students, Safe Workers: A Guide for Administrators & Instructors in Post-Secondary Career Technical Education (CTE) Construction Programs.
r2p & p2r at Work: Career Technical Education
New tools for CTE Administrators and Instructors are now available that have come out of recent research on OSH education in post-secondary CTE construction programs, including some relating to construction safety.
Young Drivers in the Workplace: How Employers and Parents Can Help Keep Them Safe on the Road
This fact sheet gives information on workplace driving laws that are important to follow so that young drivers may gain work experience under the safest conditions possible.
Young Worker Injury Deaths: A historical summary of surveillance and investigative findings
This document focuses on the surveillance and investigation efforts, providing a historical summary of NIOSH findings related to fatal injuries incurred by workers who are under the age of 18 years.
Youth@Work—Talking Safety Curriculum for Florida (includes Spanish translation)
The following links contain the Talking Safety curriculum for Florida, the accompanying PowerPoint presentation, and a companion video including Spanish translation.