ERIC Number: ED485594
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-May
Working Together for Safety: A State Team Approach to Preventing Occupational Injuries in Young People
Education Development Center, Inc
This report describes the Northeast Young Worker Resource Center. It begins with two case studies that demonstrate the value of the State team approach. The remainder of the document describes the experiences and activities of the State teams in the Northeast; the products developed by the teams for teens, parents, employers, school staff, health care providers, and others who can help protect young people from injury on the job; and key resources for other States interested in creating their own State teams.
Descriptors: Occupational Safety and Health, Work Environment, Accident Prevention, Risk Management, Adolescents, Teamwork, Young Adults, Injuries, Safety Education, Agency Cooperation, Child Labor
Education Development Center, Inc. 55 Chapel Street, Newton, MA 02458-1060. Tel: 617-969-7100; Fax: 617-969-5979; Web site: http://www.edc.org/
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. for Occupational Safety and Health (DHEW/PHS), Cincinnati, OH.
Authoring Institution: Education Development Center, Inc., Newton, MA.