In Working Order is a tool kit for educators, employers, supervisors and parents of young workers. It will assist in developing young people's understanding of:
Workplace safety rights and responsibilities.
Recognising, assessing and managing workplace hazards.
Communication and negotiation skills.
In Working Order contains resources and useful links to help young workers develop strategies and skills to prevent injury and promote workplace safety.
In Working Order is an initiative of Youthsafe and the Australian Retailer's Association, with support from WorkCover NSW.
Judge's Comments: "This is a fantastic program that promotes education to those workers at risk and shows what great results can be achieved when partnering with WorkCover and the Industry
Some helpful facts about young workers
of young workers are injured at work
of young workers sustained a serious work injury
of injured young workers took time off school or work as a result of their injury
Read: Children at Work.
NSW Commission for Children and Young People (2005)
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