NIOSH Youth@Work-Talking Safety Curriculum for Illinois


January 2014
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2014-109
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The new Youth@Work–Talking Safety is a fun, free and engaging curriculum that helps teachers and school/community-based job placement staff educate young people about the basics of job safety and health. The curriculum presents essential information and career-readiness skills through a focus on eight core competencies. The transferable skills gained through the Talking Safety curriculum will help students stay safe and healthy now and throughout their lives. All eleven lessons are designed for a 45–minute class period. The curriculum is flexible and can easily be tailored to the needs of your students.

The following links contain the Talking Safety curriculum for Illinois, the accompanying PowerPoint presentation, and a companion video:

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Page last reviewed: July 1, 2014