|Protecting Teen Workers|
Summer vacation is nearly here. For many teens, that means their first job. For their employers, it means additional safety responsibilities.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) estimates that in the United States, 200,000 teens aged 14 to 17 are injured on the job every year. The most common injuries suffered by working teens are lacerations, contusions, abrasions, sprains and strains, burns and fractures or dislocations… [686 word article, April 2011]