YOUNG WORKER SAFETY AND HEALTH

Other Young Worker Safety Resources

California Resource Network for Young Worker Health and SafetyExternal
Includes useful resources and descriptions of young worker safety activities in California, and a link to the National Young Workers Resource Center that provides training and technical assistance to state and community teams working to improve young worker safety.

CDC Adolescent Health Webpage
CDC Webpage with information on a variety of adolescent health issues.

The Child Labor CoalitionExternal
Information for teen workers as well as advocacy information about U.S. and international child/youth labor.

Don’t Be a Zombie at Work GameExternal
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.

Farm Safety 4 Just KidsExternal
Farm safety information.

Federal Network for Young Worker Safety and HealthExternal
The Federal Network for Young Worker Safety and Health (FedNet), comprised of more than 30 participants representing 9 federal agencies, seeks to foster collaborative efforts to improve safety and health of workers 14 to 24 years of age. The web site describes the goal and mission of FedNet and provides links to relevant information from federal agencies represented on this group.

ILO International Program to Eliminate Child LabourExternal
Description of the International Labour Organization’s efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labour.

Inclusion of Young Workers in the WHO Executive Board Resolution on Child Injury Prevention
The World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board Resolution128/15 Child Injury Prevention of January 24, 2011 includes wording to remind countries of their obligations to prevent child labor and to address risks at work encountered by youth under the age of 18.

Interstate Labor Standards Association (ILSA)External
Includes information on state agencies that administer and enforce child labor laws.

Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Occupational Health Surveillance ProgramExternal
Contains information on teen work injury surveillance in Massachusetts, data reports, publications and educational materials.

National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and SafetyExternal
This Center funded by NIOSH and the Federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau strives to enhance the health and safety of all children exposed to hazards associated with agricultural work and rural environments.

OSHA’s Teen WorkersExternal
An information resource for teens, educators, parents, and employers on young worker issues.

Quebec ProtocolCdc-pdfExternal
Includes the Quebec City Protocol for the integration of occupational health and safety competencies into vocational and technical education. This protocol was collaboratively developed by numerous international governmental agencies, including the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health in the United States.

State-based Occupational Health Surveillance Clearinghouse
This is a clearinghouse of state-developed products supported through NIOSH Surveillance cooperative agreements. Data and products focused on young workers can be identified by using the search link and terms such as “youth” and “young worker.”

UCLA-Labor Occupational Safety and Health (LOSH)External
Provides information on UCLA-Labor Occupational and Health programs aimed at improving young worker safety and health, including aYoung Worker Leadership Academy, Peer Education, Presentations, and a Professional Development workshop.

Washington State Department of Labor & Industries, Teen Worker pageExternal
Contains a variety of resources on young worker safety and health and information on the state’s child labor laws.

WHO- Hazardous Child LaborExternal
World Health Organization information on dangerous forms of child labour.

WorkSafe BC, Safety at WorkExternal
Contains a variety of resources for preventing young worker injuries.

WorkSafe, VictoriaExternal
Contains a variety of resources for preventing young worker injuries.

Youth Rules!External
This site provides information about the regulations that affect young workers in the U.S.

Youth@WorkExternal
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission web site with information for youth about their rights and responsibilities as workers.

Page last reviewed: April 10, 2018