Keeping Children Safe In The Workplace
- Keeping Children Safe in the Workplace (PDF 224KB)
Document Type: Publication
Industry: Cleaning, Community Services, Construction, Education Sector, Emergency Services, Farming, Food Manufacturing, Forestry, Health Care Sector, Local Government, Major Hazard Facilities, Manufacturing, Basic and fabricated metals manufacturing, Mines, Motor vehicle repairs,
Category: Young Workers,
Division Author: Strategic Programs & Support Division
Publication Date: 31 December 2010
Date First Published: 24 November 2006
Summary: Children in Victoria under the age of 15 may be employed in Victorian workplaces under the Child Employment Act (CE Act) 2003. Due to their age, stage of physical and emotional development and their inexperience, children are the most vulnerable employees in Victorian workplaces.
About this publication
This guide has been developed to help workplaces identify hazards and implement safety controls to prevent injuries to children who work or visit the workplace.