WorkSafe Queensland has urged employers to protect young workers who are new to the job. This is a particularly important consideration for employers in high risk industries, of which construction is one.

Young-workers
Source: WorkSafe Queensland

WorkSafe reminds employers to manage risks associated with young workers to prevent injuries. It also highlights that these workers are more vulnerable because of a lack of experience.

Safety training, including White Card training, induction training and supervision are crucial to their safety. Find out more here.

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