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    Research to Assess Effectiveness of OSH Education Programs

    Oct 17, 2017
    Researchers are seeking to determine the effectiveness of current OSH education programs at community and technical colleges. The project is being conducted by researchers from UC Berkeley’s Labor Occupational Health Program (LOHP) and West Virginia University and funded through a grant from CPWR, The Center for Construction Research and Training.
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    NIOSH Assesses Young Worker Fatality Trends

    Jul 17, 2017
    A new NIOSH report examines young worker fatalities that occurred between 1994 and 2013. The report presents information by demographic characteristics, employer characteristics, incident circumstances and temporal patterns. During this time period, 942 occupational fatalities occurred among youth workers, 88% of whom were male.
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    App Promotes Young Worker Safety

    Mar 06, 2017
    A new mobile app aims to educate young workers about workplace safety by awarding users with basic safety knowledge certificates. The young workers can then present the certificates to current or potential employers as a way to demonstrate their ability to be a safe worker.
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    Tips for Protecting Young Workers in Retail

    Jun 23, 2016
    NIOSH has a web page for young retail workers that includes safety tips for recognizing hazards and understanding the injuries they can cause.

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