Adolescent Workers: Prevention of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses
This is a draft document meant for review only. Do not cite this document.
Laws Protecting Young Workers – Child Labor Standards
A healthcare provider should have access to child labor standards to help determine whether a job is appropriate for the adolescent worker. Because the restrictions are complicated and have a number of exemptions, clinicians will find it useful to have a copy of the restrictions in their office as a reference.
For information on child labor standards, wages and hours by state, contact :
Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division ( USDOL WHD)
1- 866- 487-9243 https://Externalwww.dol.gov/whd/childlabor.htmExternal