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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Know Your Rights: Laws that Protect Young Workers
- Hazards for Young Workers
- Stand Up For Your Rights
- Repetitive Strain Injuries for Young Workers
- Chemicals on the Job
- Violence Against Young Workers
- Talking Safety Curriculum for young workers online here
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
Eli Monjaras, Joseph M. Barry Career & Technical Education Center, Westbury, NY
Maya Farrally, Joseph M. Barry Career & Technical Education Center, Westbury, NY
2017 SOCIAL MEDIA CONTEST Winners
Winning Teacher:Madeline Lennon, Orange-Ulster BOCES Career & Technical Education Center, Goshen, NY
2017 VIDEO CONTEST Winners
Winning Teacher: Gerry Sheedy, Arlington High School, LaGrangeville, NY