Young Worker Resources

Please find below a list of resources for young workers. Young workers are at the front of the line when it comes to workplace vulnerability. One-third of workplace injuries reported are from young workers. To find out more about how you can request a workshop for your school or workplace for young workers, see Young Worker Awareness Program.

WorkSafe BC

Resource Information & Interactive feedback on Young Workers’ H&S Rights in BC

  • Emergency & Accident Reporting: 1-888-621-7233 (Free)
  • Prevention Information: 1-888-621-7233 (Free)
  • Emergency After Hours: 1-866-922-4357 (Free)
  • Prevention Information (Lower Mainland): 604-726-3100 (Free)
  • www.raiseyourhand.com
  • www.worksafebc.com

Provincial Legislation (Young or New Worker Training)

This legislations explains specific rights that young workers have under the Occupational Health and Safety Act. Click below for more information.

http://www2.worksafebc.com/publications/OHSRegulation/Part3.asp#SectionNumber:3.23

Safe Work - Workers Compensation Board Manitoba

WBC Manitoba has many resources for young worker occupational health and safety. Check out their resources here.
http://safemanitoba.com/campaign/safe-youth

Manitoba: 10 Questions to Ask Your Employer

http://safemanitoba.com/youth10questions

WorkSafe Alberta - "Bloody Lucky"

Various videos from WorkSafe Alberta for young people:
http://www.bloodylucky.ca/

ASSE Youth Worker Zombie Game

The new ASSE game is free and features the imaginary evil "BodgeDab" industries. Players find themselves helping their co-workers avoid becoming a "zombie" by finding tools and information from embedded professionals to stay safe on the job.
www.dontbeazombieatwork.org

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety - Young Worker Zone Game

Find resources and information from the Canadian OH&S Centre here.
http://www.ccohs.ca/youngworkers/

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