As a young person entering the work force you probably have lots of questions about your first job.
You’ve got a job. Or you’re getting ready to join the work world. Either way, it’s important to be prepared. Here’s your health and safety checklist. Check out these resources so you can be ready for anything you may come across on the job.
- Stand Up 2 Bullying: Information, video clips, quizzes and tips to empower you against bullying from the Canadian Red Cross.
- What Laws Apply to You? – It all depends on your job’s location and the nature of your work.
- Helping Hands – Volunteering? You face the same hazards as a paid employee.
- Be Prepared – Things you should know before you start your job.
- Young Workers...It’s Your Responsibility – Exactly where do your responsibilities start and end?
- Details, Details – All the fine print about hours, wages, vacation time, etc.
- Spread the Word – Posters, video clips, games and quizzes on workplace health & safety.
- Looking for More? – Other reliable sources of health & safety info.
- Digging Deeper – Need more information for a project or report? Dig Deeper into health & safety using these additional resources.
- Now What? – Advice and direction on handling things that happen at work.
- Rules to Work By – Eight basic rules to keep you safe and healthy on the job.
- Initiatives & Programs – Engage young people’s ideas and energy with these health & safety programs.
- Job Search – Agencies and centres that can help you find your first job or a new job.
- Tips for Young Workers – Keeps these tips in mind to stay safe while on the job.
- Employee Rights – Every worker in Canada has three rights. Do you know what they are?
- Job Hazards – Descriptions and hazards of jobs commonly held by young people.