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Factsheet - Young Workers

Employing Young Workers in the Holidays

This photo shows a young employee standing by a truck. The employee is wearing high visibility clothing suitable for working in an outdoor environment.

More young people are working and visiting workplaces during the school holidays. It’s important to remember that they may not know all they need to know to keep safe and healthy at work. Here’s a summary of minimum rights.

Health and Safety in Employment

Age Restrictions on Dangerous Work

Minimum Employment Rights

Ways to protect young employees