Restaurant industry generates highest proportion of B.C. injury claims for young workersMore young workers hurt in restaurants than in four other sectors combinedBy 06/28/2001|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 04/08/2003 In B.C.’s restaurant industry, about the same number of young people are injured on the job as are hurt in the province’s retail, construction, manufacturing and supermarket sectors combined.Last year in B.C. more than 11,000 young people (aged 15 to 24) were injured on the job, with many more injuries going unreported. Every week five young people are permanently injured. Last year, six young workers were killed.Common injuries to young workers are cuts, burns, strains and falls. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.