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Welcome to Young Workers

This website aims to provide an online resource to anyone with the responsibility for young people in the workplace and to the young people themselves.

This site has been produced mainly, but not exclusively, for three groups of people: young people who are involved in work experience programmes or are about to start work for the first time, employers and work experience organisers.

For many young people, the world of work is often a strange and confusing place. Inexperience and lack of trained judgement leaves them more at risk from accidents and damage to their health. We hope to increase interest in health and safety among the young, and provide vital information to those who need to be aware of the safety needs of young people.

Other professionals and those concerned or interested in the health, safety and welfare of young people, including parents and guardians, may also find this web site helpful.