When young people start their working-life they will be unfamiliar with the workplace environment, its associated risks and the behaviour that is expected of them. Stuart Mason, Health & Safety Adviser, Gilbert Giles & Gordon Ltd, Kendal, used case studies, based on his work experiences since leaving school, that he cross referenced with HSE guidance about managing young people in the workplace to explain how workplace attitudes to young workers have changed.

A summary of the meeting can be found here: 21 November 2019 Young people in the workplace VHK

A read only copy of Start’s presentation can be found here: Nov 2019 SM Young Persons in the Workplace an overview

Young people in the workplace