Each year, nearly 100,000 youth nationwide are injured on the job requiring outside medical treatment. Teens are often injured on the job at a higher rate than adults.
The following resources focus on youth safety in the workplace and are tailored for Minnesota. Many other resources are available on the web that are not listed here.
Summer's Hot-Campaign to Beat the Heat: If not quickly addressed, heat exhaustion can become heat stroke, which killed more than 30 workers last year. OSHA has developed heat illness educational materials in English and Spanish, as well as a curriculum to be used for workplace training.