Young Worker Safety in Restaurants
Electrical Hazards Slips/Trips/Falls General Hazards

This section may be of interest to the young worker but is provided mainly for the employer. Other sections of this eTool reference this area for additional information. The following topics are covered:
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Fire Hazards New Workers

New Workers
Potential Hazard
Young workers are often inexperienced workers and may be at higher risk for work injuries because of their lack of experience. Young workers are reluctant to ask questions or make demands, and may assume tasks for which they are either unprepared or incapable of performing safely.

Adolescent Development

Possible Solutions
Young Worker/Employer Solutions
See OSHA's Young Workers Safety and Health pages for young workers rights and employer suggestions to help keep inexperienced young workers safe on the job.

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