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ASSE: Teens working summer jobs should learn their (safety) rights

July 6, 2012

With summer in full swing, and many teens working a summer job, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) reminds  young workers about the importance of staying safe at on the job. Whether it be landscaping, bagging groceries or working at the local store, teens must be aware of any on the job safety risks, what
training is available, their rights as an employee and what job tasks that by law they are not allowed to perform.


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Fewer U.S. teens smoking

December 15, 2011

Cigarette smoking among 8th, 10th and 12th graders in the U.S. declined over the past year, according to a new report.


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Parents in denial about teen hearing loss

December 12, 2011

Although 1 in 6 U.S. adolescents has high-frequency hearing loss, a new report from the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital shows that many parents don’t think their teens are at risk.
 


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Working teens and parents need to talk about work risks

November 7, 2011

In the US, 70-80% of teens work. As the fourth leading cause of death in youth ages 10-19, work-related injuries are an important preventable cause of death and disability in teens.


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