Safe Work Australia recently urged everyone to participate in the celebration of the World Day for Safety and Health at Work and Worker’s Memorial Day to honour people who died from work-related illness or injury.
This year the safety regulator urged employers to focus on the safety of young workers and future generations with ‘Generation Safe and Healthy’.
Safe Work Australia reminds everyone of the lack of experience and maturity of young workers and that their lack of awareness of workplace health and safety may increase the risk of workplace injury.
They urged employers, supervisors and other leaders to give these young workers the right tools and training to do the job safely and encourage them to speak up about health and safety. Read more at http://content.safetyculture.com.au/news/index.php/04/empower-young-workers-make-safety-priority-says-safe-work-australia/#.WtR9EJclHQU