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Protect students on Take Our Kids to Work day

By PLANT STAFF   

General Manufacturing CCOHS manufacturing Safety workplace

CCOHS says make sure they are aware of workplace hazards and safety requirements.

Students on the job during Take Our Kids to Work day.
Photo: The Learning Partnership

HAMILTON — It’s national Take Our Kids to Work day on Nov. 14 and the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) reminds manufacturers to take extra car to protect visiting students.

Hold a workplace orientation with the students that focuses on health and safety issues relevant to that environment. CCOHS is offering free health and safety tools:

The New Worker Safety in Canada
This infographic outlines what employers can do, covers safety tips for workers and their three rights, and highlights the components of effective training methods.

The New Worker Orientation Checklist
It provides a guide on how to provide training to workers.

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The Young Workers Zone https://www.ccohs.ca/youngworkers/
This website provides free and easy access to a comprehensive collection of credible resources in Canada for keeping kids safe on the job.

More information, resources, and tools to promote workplace health and safety are available on the CCOHS website.

Young Workers Zone: Employers – It’s Your Responsibility

Young Workers Zone: Workers Basic Rights

Young Workers Zone: Tips for Young Workers

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