Getting a job in your teen years has many benefits. With a new job comes greater self-esteem, extra money, new friends, a work reference for your portfolio, and a chance to get experience, which can be invaluable in later life.
There are, however, risks associated with any new job. Far too often young workers get needlessly hurt — or even killed — while at work. Injuries sustained at work can cause physical and emotional damage, which may have long-lasting effects.
Sprains, strains, loss of fingers, toes, arms and legs, burns, cuts, broken bones, and injuries from chemicals or biological hazards can happen in any workplace.
New workers are more likely to be hurt or injured in the workplace than older, more experienced workers.
Find out what you can do to help prevent these injuries.
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As a young worker in the Hospitality Industry you stand a much higher risk of being injured at work than older workers.
Injury statistics show that a high proportion of workers under the age of 24 will be injured during their first year at work. Compliance with work health and safety policies and procedures at work will ensure a reduction in these statistics.
Hairdressing is a creative and exciting industry to be working in, Most people who work in the hair industry have a real passion for their work and love what they do.
However, there are also health and safety risks that go along with the job. Learn how you can reduce or eliminate those risks, so you can protect yourself and your clients from hazards.