Worksafe Program

March 28, 2023 9:08 am in by

High school students are being encouraged to prepare to enter the workforce safely.

WorkSafe’s put together the program after hundreds of teens were serously injured at work last year.

There were 38 injury claims from the loddon Mallee in 2022, including the Mildura and Swan Hill Municipalities.

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WorkSafe says young workers are more likely to accept unsafe work conditions due to a lack of knowledge experience and OHS awareness.