YW Resources Brochures and Fact Sheets


Brochures & Fact Sheets

Here are some "print" resources to help teens, parents, teachers and employers find more information on safety and health, your rights, responsibilities and other aspects of labor law affecting young workers:

"Teens at Work: Facts for Employers, Parents, and Teens" by Washington State Dept. of Labor & Industries

"Young Workers in Agriculture" by Washington State Dept. of Labor & Industries
Answers many questions employers and minor workers have about employing minors. Covers agriculture work rules, including the necessary permits, hours and work conditions for workers 12-17 years of age. (also in Spanish)

"Youth in Construction
This pamphlet explains the limits on work teens under age 18 can perform in the construction industry, discusses the importance of training, and emphasizes safety. Washington State Labor & Industry (also in Spanish)

"Preventing Deaths, Injuries & Illnesses of Young Workers" NIOSH Alert.
A great informational brochure for young workers, parents, educators & employers from NIOSH.

"Are You A Teen Worker?"
Updated guide to the facts you need to stay safe and healthy at work, including your rights and responsibilities and jobs you can (and cannot) do. NIOSH-National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (2012).