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By Michael Lynders, a student at Shelton High

Connecticut Young Worker Health & Safety Team

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Programs and Services
  • Members of the team frequently provide presentations on young worker safety issues at conferences, professional meetings and for school classes.

  • Working Papers - Who Needs Them And Why?  Workshops have been conducted for the past 3 years for school personnel who issue working papers.  Topics covered include why working papers are important for protecting young workers, procedures/manual for issuing, Connecticut and federal child labor laws, specific issues for cooperative work education programs, and OSHA roles.

  • Train–the Trainer Workshops – The Capitol Region Education Council offers 2-3 workshops per year on the Connecticut version of Youth @ Work – Talking Safety These workshops have been incorporated into the regular training menu that CREC provides as the State Education Department’s professional development provider.  Schools with cooperative work experience programs are strongly encouraged to send staff responsible for placing students in work sites to this training

  • NIOSH - “Integration of Occupational Health and Safety Curriculum into High Schools” Project.

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