Summer is a popular time for teens to work in the construction sector. With that in mind, your CBIZ team has several tips. The construction industry ranks third in the number of work-related youth fatalities, but you can help lessen or even eliminate this statistic by paying attention to all safety guidelines.
Certain jobs are declared hazardous by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and are therefore prohibited for youth under age 18. Specifically relevant for construction workers are:
There are six main hazards to be aware of in the construction industry:
Before beginning any job, make sure proper safety procedures and policies for the job site are communicated. Safety should be a top concern.
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