As of March 31, 2010 14- and 15-year-olds will be required to complete a young worker safety course and obtain a certificate of completion.
The senseless death of a 23-year-old construction worker in England shows the importance of keeping untrained and unqualified workers away from heavy duty equipment.
The National Union of Public and General Employees joins the Polaris Institute, the Canadian Federation of Students and the Sierra Youth Coalition in drawing attention to the environmental and social justice impact of corporate water.
'How they can become the new leadership, incorporating their hopes and concerns.'
Proper lifting and moving protocols could have avoided this accident.
On Feb. 8, 2010, an Australian café, its owner, its manager, a waiter and a chef were convicted under Victoria’s Occupational Health and Safety Act for viciously bullying a 19-year-old worker both physically and emotionally to the point where she jumped off a building to her death.
"Youth and adolescents are routinely engaged in manual material handling (MMH) tasks that may exceed their strength capability to perform the task."