Young Workers in Construction - Build a Safe Work Foundation

Young Worker Summer Job Safety
Motor Vehicle Safety

Trucks and motor vehicles of all kinds abound on a construction site. Learn how to stay safe around them and while operating or driving them [62 KB PDF*, 1 page].

Know the facts about preventing motor vehicle injury. Visit this site for more information.

  • Powered industrial trucks are a workhorse around a construction site. Don't get pinned by one. Learn more. There is more to learn at the OSHA-Industrial Truck Association Alliance page too.

    • Caution: As a working teen, you are not allowed to do some jobs. Contact Wage & Hour (in the links below) to find out what jobs you can do. The sticker says "No operators under 18 years of age, IT'S THE LAW." If you're not, then get off the forklift! [48 KB PDF, 1 page]. Check out this safety and health information bulletin for more information.
  • Learn how to stay safe and alive while in the zone. Check out these tips for Work Zone Traffic Safety. Industry representatives have joined OSHA to assure Roadway Work Zone Safety and Health. Check it out.

  • Caution: As a working teen, you are not allowed to do some jobs. Contact Wage & Hour (in the links below) to find out what jobs you can do. Thinking of road construction? The Roadway Safety Awareness Program is designed to orient new workers as they arrive on the jobsite.





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