There are a vast array of different workplaces where you might undertake work experience, here’s a selection with some real-life case studies. We also asked ten young people, now in their twenties, to tell us about their experiences of starting work, read: It happened to us – Top ten tales.
|Type of Workplace||Case Studies|
This includes all rural and farming activities.
|• Chicken Farm
• Farm Hazard
This includes residential care, child care and all medical work.
|• Dead Faint
• Not Wanted
This includes all forms of construction including buildings and roads.
|• Crane Horror
• Faulty Hammer
• Fractured Foot
This includes hotel work as well as restaurants, cafes and services to people such as hairdressing etc.
|• Fast Burn|
This includes leisure centres, theme parks, swimming pools etc.
|• 25 Foot Fall|
This includes all garages and repair shops.
|• Playing About
• Tyre Trouble
This includes all forms of manufacturing, engineering, jewellery, production lines etc.
|• Lost Finger
• Molten Zinc
This includes any form of office based work whether clerical or managerial and includes work with computers.
|• Office Worker Dies|
This includes all work done in connection with shops including warehousing and delivery.
|• Shop Damage
• Warehouse Strain
• Fork-lift Death