This guidance is currently under revision and a new version will be published imminently
Young people, especially those new to the workplace, will encounter unfamiliar risks from the jobs they will be doing and from the working environment.
Key risks for young people when starting work may arise because of their lack of experience or maturity and not having the confidence to ask for or knowing where they can get help.
A new campaign from the British Safety Council asks young people to take responsibility for their own health and safety.
All risk assessments need to take account of certain features which apply to young people.