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Teen Summer Safety
The Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs presents...

"Teen Summer Safety"

Guest Speakers:
Elise Handelman
Director of Occupational Health Nursing
Director of Science, Technology and Medicine
Compliance Specialist, Employment Standards Administration Wage and Hour Division
Patricia Deveny
Compliance Specialist, Employment Standards Administration Wage and Hour Division
Lee Anne Jillings
Director, Office of Outreach Services and Alliances
Directorate of Cooperative State Programs
Kevin Cannon
Safety Specialist, National Association of Home Builders
Sindiso Nyathi
Technical Instructor, The Excel Institute

June 26, 2008
9:30 A.M., FPB Auditorium

Session Overview:

In 2005, approximately 2.3 million adolescents ages 16 to 17 worked in the United States. Summer employment can play an integral role in teen development, but young workers have unique risks for work-related injuries and illnesses. State teen summer work practices are not only beneficial to employers and teens alike, it's the law. Our panel will discuss unique characteristics of teen workers, child labor practices, and lead a discussion on teen safety and health practices. Please join us for this informative discussion on teen summer safety.

RSVP with Charlene Crawford, ext 3-2165 or Joyce Lewis, ext 3-2194.

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