Young Workers Zone

Work is an important part of life, but no job is worth getting hurt over. Workplace injuries happen in a heartbeat but the resulting injuries can have a lasting impact on your ability to do the things you like to do.

Use your creativity to develop an original video that can be used in social media to illustrate the importance of working safely on the job.

How to enter

Visit the contest page for the province in which you reside and follow the instructions to enter your video. Note that each province has set its own deadline.

Three opportunities to win

Provincial Podium

See the provincial contest pages for full details about prizes awarded at the provincial level.

National Stage

Win your provincial contest and you're onto the national stage! The first place video at the Canadian finals will be awarded $2,000, second place will receive $1,500 and third place will receive $1,000. Plus each winning school will receive a matching prize.

Fan Favourite

A selection of top videos from the provincial contests will be posted online from Friday April 28 to Thursday May 4, 2017. They will be nationally viewed and voted on by Canadian residents. The video that receives the most votes will receive an additional $1000 prize.

*Note there is no matching prize for the winner’s school in the Fan Favourite contest.


2016 Canadian Winners

Congratulations to all our winners!

Sarah Mohammed and Rain Cahigas from Daniel McIntyre Collegiate Institute in Winnipeg, Manitoba won for the video titled
"Safe Work 2016"
Raagavi Ramenthiran, Jaclyn Chiu, Jessica Gu and Morgan McKay from Markville Secondary School in Markham, Ontario won for the video entitled
Shannen Garibay and Maria Himbeault from Clavet Composite School in Clavet, Saskatchewan won for the video titled
"Workplace Safety – It’s Your Job"


Shannen Garibay and Maria Himbeault from Clavet Composite School in Clavet, Saskatchewan received the most votes for their video named "Workplace Safety - It's Your Job".

Watch all the inspiring videos from our 2016 National Contest.


Each province/territory has set its own deadline

*Employees of provincial or federal workers' compensation boards, provincial and federal ministries and departments of labour, the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety and their immediate family members are not eligible.


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