Safety is the link that secures our future.
BCSP Foundation’s Youth Safety Institute provides the necessary tools to address and mitigate the potential risks currently presented by youth participation in the modern economy.
Because some things just aren’t worth the risk.
There can be no more fundamental expression of this core belief than the need to invest resources and engage stakeholders to address safety concerns on behalf of the most vulnerable members of our workforce, those active participants aged 16-24.
workers in 2018 were under the age of 24
workplace-related deaths occurred for workers under the age of 24 in 2017
injuries and illnesses requiring at least one day away from work occurred among youth 15-17 years of age in 2017
What are common hazards for youth workers?
Youth Workplace Safety
What industries are youth workers most at risk?
Get quality training beforehand.
Ask questions while on-site.
Report any and all hazards.
Stop (or do not start) tasks if you don’t feel safe.