Teen workers in restaurants

The US-American OSHA recently published a new electronic tool highlighting
safety and health issues for young workers in restaurants.

Restaurants and other eating and drinking businesses are many teens' first work
experience . OSHA is providing the eTool to help youth working in the
restaurant industry to be safe and healthy on the job. The eTool* describes
common hazards and potential safety solutions for teen workers and employers in
the restaurant industry. It features:

  • Serving
    • Strains/Sprains
    • Slips/Trips/Falls
    • Burns/Scalds 
    • Workplace Violence
    • Cuts/Knives

  • Clean-up
    • Electrical Hazards
    • Strains/Sprains
    • Hazardous Chemicals
    • Slips/Trips/Falls
    • Burns/Scalds
    • Cuts

  • Drive-thru
    • Noise
    • Strains/Sprains
    • Workplace Violence
    • Prolonged Standing
    • Car Exhaust

  • Cooking
    • Deep Fat Fryers
    • Burns
    • Strains/Sprains
    • Fire Hazards
    • Heat Hazards
    • Slips/Trips/Falls
    • Electrical

  • Food Preparation
    • Machine Guarding
    • Knives/Cuts
    • Kitchen Equipment
    • Strains/Sprains
    • Slips/Trips/Falls

With this the e-tool places youth worker safety and health materials at your

Further Information

AplusA-online.de - Source: Occupational Safety & Health Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor