Young Workers - Construction: Build a Safe Work Foundation
Did you know? Teens may not work too late, too early or too long.
Did you know? Teens under 18 are limited in the kind of jobs they can perform and the tools they may use.
Did you know? Sixteen is the youngest that a teen can be a construction worker.
Did you know? In this industry, teens under 16 may only perform office or sales work, & never on the actual construction site.
Did you know? Teens, ages 16 and 17, may work in construction and on construction sites in some jobs.
Did you know? If you want to know what jobs a teen can do on a construction site or elsewhere, call 1-866-487-9243.
Did you know? Contact information for your state labor office can be found here: www.dol.gov/esa/contacts/state_of.htm.
Working teens aged 16-17 years may work in the construction industry, or on construction sites, in limited capacities. Use these interactive Labor Law electronic tools to find out if the job you have been hired to do is prohibited.
Learn more by going to the US Department of Labor's YouthRules! website.
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