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Young Workers Zone


As an employer you are ultimately responsible for the health & safety of your employees.

How do I ensure I'm doing all that I can for our yoiung workers? It's a huge responsibility...where do I start?

Promote and maintain a safe workplace. Here's what you can do to educate yourself and put your knowledge into practice on the job site. Help protect your young workers.

What Laws Apply to You? – It all depends on your job's location and the nature of your work.

The Real World – It could happen to anyone. And unfortunately for these young workers it did.

Helping Hands – Volunteering? You face the same hazards as a paid employee.

Employers...It's Your Responsibility – Exactly where do your responsibilities start and end?

Spread the Word – Posters, video clips, games and quizzes on workplace health & safety.

Details, Details – All the fine print about hours, wages, vacation time, etc.

Looking for More? – Other reliable sources of health & safety info.

Initiatives & Programs – Engage young people's ideas and energy with these health & safety programs.

Employee Rights – Every worker in Canada has three rights. Do you know what they are?

Job Hazards – Descriptions and hazards of jobs commonly held by young people.

It's Your Job - Student Video Contest

Use your creativity to develop an original video that can be used in social media to illustrate the importance of working safely on the job.

Win Cash and Provincial and National Kudos
Scholarship Opportunity
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