Youth In Construction
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Overlapping Vulnerabilities: The Occupational Health and Safety of Young Immigrant Workers in Small Construction Firms
This joint report released by NIOSH and the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) explores how the combination of risk factors may result in overlapping vulnerabilities for workers such as young immigrants in small construction firms and discusses the implications for occupational safety and health professionals.
Safe Work for Youth in Construction - Information for Employers
This NIOSH brochure provides recommendations to employers for maintaining a safe work environment for youth on construction sites. The brochure also highlights important laws and regulations and lists prohibited jobs for youth.