Bridging the safety gap for vulnerable young workers using employment centres

Young people aged 15 to 24 years who are out of school (and especially those with less than a high school diploma) are at a particularly elevated risk of work injury. Working through youth employment centres, the Institute for Work & Health teamed up with the Ontario Association of Youth Employment Centres to learn more about work injuries and health and safety knowledge among this hard-to-reach group. Their findings are reported here.

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Author(s): 

Breslin FC, Wood, M, Mustard C

Published: 

2009