Restaurants and other eating and drinking businesses employ 11.6 million people in the United States. About 30% of these employees are less than 20 years of age. A lack of safety training and inexperience both play a role in the increasing injury risks for these young restaurant workers. This course will help them stay safe and healthy on the job.
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Restaurants and other eating and drinking businesses employ 11.6 million people in the United States. About 30% of these employees are less than 20 years of age. Many young workers' first work experiences are in the restaurant industry.
Young workers have high occupational injury rates. Many young workers deal with high injury hazards in workplaces where they typically work, such as restaurant settings with slippery floors and the use of knives and cooking equipment. A lack of safety training and inexperience both play a role in the increasing injury risks for young workers.
This course will help young workers in the restaurant industry be safe and healthy on the job.
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1. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. (2014). Retrieved from: www.osha.gov/SLTC/youth/restaurant/hazards_development.html
2. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (2014a). Retrieved from: www.osha.gov/Publications/osha3154.pdf
3. National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health. (2014). Retrieved from: www.cdc.gov/niosh/face/stateface/nj/01nj118.html