Young Worker Safety Policy
Adapt this model policy for your workplace, the OHS program and the OHS laws in your jurisdiction, including any special requirements for young and/or new workers. Train all employees, including workers, supervisors and management on the policy.
Download the policy here.
Reversing the Statistics – Practical Steps to Implement a Safety Awareness Program for New & Young Workers
We’re all too familiar with the incident statistics for new and young workers, which show that they’re more vulnerable to workplace injuries and illnesses. But a recent news story identified the low percentage of young workers who felt comfortable speaking up about workplace hazards. How do we get past such barriers and develop a positive culture that’s inclusive and responsive?
Watch the recorded webinar here.
Give this checklist to workers or make it readily available to them. Encourage them to complete the checklist as a way of assessing their own well-being and mental health. And if workers agree with many of the statements or have concerns about their answers, encourage them to seek help from a doctor or therapist, or through the company’s employee assistance program (if you have one).
Download the checklist here.