Connecticut teens reported having a work-related injury.
the annual CT Emergency Departments cost data for teen worker
injuries have nearly doubled to nearly $1.4 million per year.
of children under age 15 who were killed on the job from 2003 to
2010 were employed in agriculture.
regulations prohibit teens under 18 years of age from working in
high-risk occupations much as manufacturing, automotive, mining,
operating heavy equipment, motor vehicle driving, or as an outside
helper on a motor vehicle for the purpose of transporting or
Young workers 15-24 years of age have
approximately twice the rate of non-fatal injury as older workers