Getting hip with the kids (Web Sight)

A look at Web sites on the topic of youth health and safety
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|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 05/13/2003

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ear after year, young workers suffer injuries in the workplace at a greater rate than their older co-workers. Anyone attempting to explain this imbalance as a result of “naive and inexperienced” workers risks missing an important point: young worker safety is the responsibility of the employer. Every organization should have practices, policies and procedures in place to ensure young workers don’t have to learn safety lessons the hard way.

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