European Campaign for Safety and Health at Work 2006 - young people... start planning now
The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work has already started planning for the European Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Campaign 2006 - young people:
- Everyone is invited to take part and carryout activities in this decentralised campaign across Europe. Start planning now!
- It will include a Week of activity across Europe in October 2006 (23-27 October, week 43)
The wrong start: young workers have 50% more work accidents than older workers. Their incidence rate of work accidents is going up. The consequence is the tragedy of young lives ruined. Prevention measures include:
- risk awareness education for children
- health and safety in vocational and professional training
- taking account of young people's lack of physical and mental maturity at work
- training at work and supervision
The Right Start: The campaign is:
- promoting risk awareness in children and young people
- promoting the preparation of young people for the health and safety aspects of working life
- promoting quality work for youngsters - safe and healthy workplaces and practices
- supporting networking and information exchange among stakeholders
- supporting the European Youth Pact for employment and education and training
Resources and information
The Agency web page will be developed with resources, information and news about the campaign as it develops.
In the meantime you can find information and resources from the Agency, Member States and worldwide for your own activities in schools, colleges or workplaces at:
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