Young people and work experience
A brief guide to health and safety for employers
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Introducing young people to the world of work can help them understand the work environment, choose future careers or prepare for employment. An appreciation of workplace risk and how to deal with it can be one of the biggest benefits offered by a work placement.
This leaflet is aimed at employers who provide work experience opportunities to young people. It will help you, and those responsible for work experience in your business, ensure young people have their health and safety protected while they are with you.
The revised version brings the advice up to date - it has also been rewritten and redesigned to make the guidance easier to understand.