CareerSafe lays a long-term groundwork for future career success. The injury rate for workers ages 16-24 is twice that of the general population. Students that complete the CareerSafe courses will receive:
- Training providing entry level workers and employees basic safety awareness training to recognize, avoid and prevent safety and health hazards in the workplace.
- Program also provides information regarding workers' rights, employer responsibilities and how to file a complaint.
- Receive a wallet card that demonstrates to employers that they have received safety training needed in the workplace.
- Become more employable, gaining a competitive advantage in the job market.
CareerSafe offers three different courses for students to take: CareerSafe Safety Awareness Training, OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Training and OSHA 10-Hour Construction Industry Training. Safety in the workplace shouldn't be an afterthought. For additional materials about safety in the workplace or young worker rights please visit the additional resources.
Every 2 minutes, 1 youth is injured in the workplace. Every 7 minutes 1 youth is hospitalized from a workplace incident. Every 5 days, one youth is killed on the job. Be Prepared. Be Proactive. - Know the risks and prevent an incident.