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Are You A Working Teen?
NIOSH Publication No. 2011-184
Document targeted to teen workers that answers questions about teen worker rights, hazard recognition, as well as regulations on the hours teens are permitted to work by law.

Electrical Safety: Safety and Health for Electrical Trades Student Manual
NIOSH Publication No. 2009-113
This student manual is part of a safety and health curriculum for secondary and post-secondary electrical trades courses. The manual is designed to engage the learner in recognizing, evaluating, and controlling hazards associated with electrical work.

Youth@Work: Talking Safety Curriculum
NIOSH Publication No. 2007-136
Curriculum in occupational safety and health that can be used in classroom or other group training settings. The curriculum has been customized for each state and Puerto-Rico to address state-specific rules and regulations, and includes instructions for teachers and a step-by-step guide for presenting the material.

School Chemistry Laboratory Safety Guide
NIOSH Publication No. 2007-107
This document attempts to provide teachers, and ultimately their students, with information so that they can take the appropriate precautionary actions in order to prevent or minimize hazards, harmful exposures, and injuries in the laboratory.

NIOSH Safety Checklist Program For Schools
NIOSH Publication No. 2004-101 (October 2003)
In one easy-to-read source, the Safety Checklist Program provides information needed by schools to maintain safe classrooms, shops, and labs for teachers and students in career-technical education. This information can also be used by colleges and universities with occupational safety and health programs.
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Don't Be a Zombie at Work Game
This is a free, interactive, online computer game designed to help teens be more aware of hazards in the workplace. It features the imaginary evil BodgeDab industries. Players help their co-workers avoid becoming a "zombie" by finding tools and information from embedded EHS professionals to stay safe on the job. Instructions and quizzes are provided throughout the game.

Outreach and Educator Resources: Dangerous Decibels (DVD)
This is a multilayered introduction to how we hear (simple or more complex versions), what decibels are, types of hearing loss, how to protect ears, tinnitus (short or fuller version with testimonial), and more.

 
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