COLLEGE STATION, TX – June 21st, 2016 – CareerSafe®, the country's leading provider of online OSHA 10-Hour safety training specifically designed for youth, has announced the winners of the sixth annual National Youth Safety Video Contest. The celebration took place during the 52nd Annual SkillsUSA® National Leadership and Skills Conference on June 21st through June 24th in Louisville, Kentucky. SkillsUSA hosted more than 16,000 young workers, skilled craftsmen and educators.
The National Youth Safety Video Contest, organized by CareerSafe, challenges students to create short videos demonstrating safety in the workplace. With this scholarship, students are given the opportunity to show their creativity and knowledge of safety. All videos that were submitted showed dedication, commitment, and enthusiasm for increasing safety awareness among America’s youth.
At this year’s National SkillsUSA® Leadership and Skills Conference, the winners were announced in front of nearly 16,000 conference attendees. First, second, and third place winners received both a scholarship prize as well as a monetary contribution to their school programs from William Cochran, OSHA Area Director for Nashville.
First place received a $2,500 scholarship to the winning student/group and a $5,000 prize to the school.
Second place received a $2,000 scholarship to the winning student/group and $3,500 prize to the school.
Third place received a $1,500 scholarship to the winning student/group and $2,000 prize to the school.
First place went to Bay Arenac ISD Career Center in Bay City, Michigan for their creative video on the awareness of workplace safety. Second place went to Middle Creek High School in Apex, North Carolina, and third place went to Chariho Career & Technical Center in Junction, Rhode Island. CareerSafe wants to thank OSHA and SkillsUSA for their support in this scholarship contest that will aid students in their plans to further their training. CareerSafe is privileged to be supporting America’s future workforce throughout their education.
CareerSafe would like to congratulate all the winners of this year’s National Youth Safety Video Contest! Remember, no job is worth a young worker’s life.
To learn more about the video contest checkout our scholarships page!