Health and Safety Information
Offers basic health and safety information, including an alphabetical listing of direct links to factsheets developed by unions and OSHA. Some are available in Spanish.
Includes information on state agencies that administer and enforce child labor laws.
Trains workers, unions, joint labor-management committees, and others on health and safetyOffers assistance and referrals on young workers, workplace violence, hazardous waste, ergonomics and more.
Trains workers, unions, and others on health and safety. Offers publications, videos, and technical assistance. Has a Young Workers project.
Conducts research on hazards and has free publications on chemicals, ergonomics, child labor, and other hazards.
Contains “Right to Know- Hazardous Substance Factsheets” for over 1500 chemicals.
Contains internet links and resources on health and safety by industry and topic, as well as basic information on health and safety rights on the job.
Develops and enforces federal regulations and standards. Offers free publications and a video library.
Contains links to many health and safety resources, including indexes of Material Safety Data Sheets.
Young Worker Websites: National/Federal
A union representing primary, secondary, and college teachers. Contains curricula and other materials on workplace and labor-related issues. Also offers a selection of child labor materials and a free child labor poster.
Offers educational resources on animal, ATV, chemical, rural roadway and tractor safety. Coordinates farm safety presentations in select states.
A national organization that strives to enhance the health and safety of all children exposed to the hazards associated with agricultural work and rural environments.
Includes ordering information for a number of publications about and for teen workers.
Offers federal labor law information on topics that include wages and child labor protections.
OSHA’s teen worker web site includes information for teen workers, educators, parents and employers about workplace health and safety for youth.
Includes information for parents, employers and working youth about federal and state child labor laws.
Young Worker Websites: Other States
Research center that offers training sessions, education through games and media, and online resources about young worker safety and health.
Offers professional development, resources, data, and events that prepare youth, and the adults working with them, for the world of work.
Materials for employers, teachers, young workers. Collects and analyzes data on injuries to teens in Massachusetts.
Coordinates the New York State Young Workers Safety and Health Project. Offers health and safety curriculum.
Resource network for Oregon. Uses advocacy, resource sharing, and outreach to keep young workers safe.
Offers worker health and safety education for teens, parents, employers and teachers. Focuses mostly on Washington State.
Includes information about workplace health and safety for teens, parents, and employers including information and materials from a pilot restaurant safety program.
Young Worker Websites: International
Canada’s National Occupational Health & Safety Resource. Has links to other Canadian sites.
New Zealand’s youth website. Has research, tools and resources, and a media center for youth-related occupational issues.
Part of the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Canada. Contains tip sheets and teachers’ guides.
Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Offers construction posters and factsheets.
Part of the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety. Has a Young Worker Safety Kit.
Located in Manitoba. Offers informational factsheets and interactive activities to teach audiences about workers’ rights and safety.
Part of the Queensland Government, Department of Industrial Relations, Australia. Explains the risks facing workers in the hospitality industry.
USUS Department of Labor’s on-line searchable database where you can receive service availability and map directions to One-Stop Centers and/or service providers that are relevant to employment and training in California and across the nation.