Young Worker Program

Teens Lead at Work, is NYCOSH’s summer training component of the Young Worker Program. This summer,  teens will conduct training for peers on health and safety, and profile young workers.

Learn About NYCOSH’s Teens Lead at Work program from youth trainers (from l to r): Sharone Holloman, Teen Trainer; Vaughnessa Alexander, Teen Leader; Charis Cruz, video director/editor and Teen Trainer.

A major objective, is for Peer Leaders to train young people to also train others about their workplace rights, safety and health. Our program also provides training to teachers, parents and employers on how to protect the safety and health of young workers.

For more information, contact us at nycosh@nycosh.org.


Fact Sheets


2017 YouthSafe PSA Competition Winners

The NYCOSH YouthSafe contest is an annual competition encouraging high school students to design public service announcements (PSAs) that teach young people about workplace safety. This year the contest involved 3 categories: 1)Poster 2) Social Media and 3)Video.

The NYCOSH YouthSafe contest has prizes in the three categories open to all youth between the ages of 14 – 19 who live in New York State. The 2018 contest entry packets will be available this fall.

2017 POSTER CONTEST WINNERS

Winning Teacher: Doris Bove-Aresta, Joseph M. Barry Career & Technical Education Center, Westbury, NY

First Prize: Matthew Taylor, Joseph M. Barry Career & Technical Education Center, Westbury, NY
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Second Prize:
Eli Monjaras, Joseph M. Barry Career & Technical Education Center, Westbury, NY
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Third Prize: 
Maya Farrally, Joseph M. Barry Career & Technical Education Center, Westbury, NY
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2017 SOCIAL MEDIA CONTEST Winners

Winning Teacher:Madeline Lennon, Orange-Ulster BOCES Career & Technical Education Center, Goshen, NY

First Prize: Casey Labar, Orange-Ulster BOCES Career & Technical Education Center, Goshen, NY
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Casey Labar's Chemicals Poster

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Second Prize: Katerina Papadopoulos, Orange-Ulster BOCES Career & Technical Education Center, Goshen, NY
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Third Prize: Janice Vasquez, Orange-Ulster BOCES Career & Technical Education Center, Goshen, NY

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2017 VIDEO CONTEST Winners

Winning Teacher: Gerry Sheedy, Arlington High School, LaGrangeville, NY

First Prize: Erin Traut and Rachel Priebe, Arlington High School, LaGrangeville, NY

Second Prize: Kevin Desnoyers, Arlington High School, LaGrangeville, NY

Third Prize: Caroline McDonald, Arlington High School, LaGrangeville, NY