Young Workers - Construction: Build a Safe Work Foundation
Did you know? Forklifts are a common piece of equipment on most construction sites. Each year, thousands of employees are hurt or killed by forklifts.
Did you know? Teens under 18 are prohibited from operating forklifts in any capacity.
Did you know? Teens that are 17 may drive vehicles in very limited situations.
Did you know? If you are 16 or younger, you cannot drive a motor vehicle on a public road as part of your construction job.
Did you know? If you want to know what jobs a teen can do on a construction site or elsewhere, call 1-866-4USWAGE (1-866-487-9243).
Did you know? Contact info for your state labor office can be found at: www.dol.gov/dol/location.htm.
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.
Know the facts about preventing motor vehicle injury. Visit this site for more information.
Learn how to stay safe and alive while in the zone. Check out these tips for Work Zone Traffic Safety (Spanish). Industry representatives have joined OSHA to assure Roadway Work Zone Safety and Health. Check it out.
Thinking of road construction? The Roadway Safety Awareness Program is designed to orient new workers as they arrive on the jobsite.