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Young workers: stay alive on the job!
Oregon Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation
Portland, OR: Oregon Health and Science University, Oregon Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation, 2008 Aug; :1
In 4 years in Oregon over 40 young workers aged 12-24 were killed at work. You have the right to a safe workplace. You have the right to report a safety problem without fear of punishment. You have the right to refuse to do dangerous work. Risk increases when you work long hours or late at night. Speak up and ask questions about safety concerns. Talk to your employer, supervisor, parent, teacher, coworkers, or state officials.
Accident-prevention; Injury-prevention; Safety-education; Safety-measures; Safety-practices; Training; Traumatic-injuries; Mortality-data; Mortality-rates; Age-factors; Age-groups; Demographic-characteristics; Children; Fall-protection; Motor-vehicles; Tractors
Oregon Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (OR-FACE) Program, Center for Research on Occupational and Environmental Toxicology, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park, L606, Portland, OR 97239-3098
Young Workers: Stay Alive on the Job!
Oregon Health and Science University
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division