Are You a Working Teen?
/ March 7, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Are You a Working Teen? – download the print version Could I get hurt or sick on the job? 18-year-old Sylvia caught her hand in an electric cabbage shredder at a fast food restaurant. Her hand is permanently disfigured and she’ll never have full use of it again. 17-year-old Joe lost his life while working as…

Train-the-Trainer Course: Staying Safe at Work
/ February 3, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Do you manage workers with disabilities?
If so, this course is for you!
Train-the-Trainer Course: Staying Safe at Work
Wed., April 9, 2014 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Salem Academy students win statewide safety video contest
/ March 28, 2013 0 COMMENTS

(Salem) – Two students from Salem Academy in Salem took home first-place honors and $500 for their video titled “Safety: The Musical” promoting young worker safety and health. Austin Coburn and Vinny Gasbarro wrote and sang original music and danced their way through the humorous 90-second video. Salem Academy also won a matching amount of…

Train-the-Trainer Course for OSH Professionals
/ March 26, 2013 0 COMMENTS

Save the Date! Train-the-Trainer Course for OSH Professionals
Wed., Feb. 26, 2014 from 9 AM – Noon
Wilsonville Training Center, Room 111 at Clackamas Community College
2935 SW Town Center Loop East, Wilsonville OR 97070
Youth@Work: Talking Safety

GOSH Student Day exhibit
Past GOSH Student Days
/ March 17, 2013 0 COMMENTS

Are you, your students, or your class interested in joining us at GOSH? Contact us. 2011 GOSH Student Day is a Success! On March 8, 2011 approximately 70 high school students and their teachers attended Student Day at the 2011 Governor’s Occupational Safety and Health Conference at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. The program…

Get a job, work safe
/ March 25, 2012 0 COMMENTS

Get a job, Work safe What are the top injuries for young workers? Find out and learn how to avoid spending time in the emergency room. Get safety training… Get safety training.  Even a simple task, like making coffee in a drive-through coffee house, has risks: burns from steam, customer violence, or heat stress. You…

Information for Sponsors
/ March 19, 2012 0 COMMENTS

Our mission:

People under the age of 25 are twice as likely to be injured on the job than other workers. O[yes] works to educate its constituency of young workers, educators, employers, parents, and labor and trade associations through outreach, advocacy, and sharing of resources. We pool our expertise, leverage resources, and recognize the diversity and knowledge of our partners and the voice of young workers.

Tips for safely employing young workers
/ March 4, 2012 0 COMMENTS

Most injuries to young workers occur within the first 12 months of employment. Download the tip sheet: Tips for Safely Employing Young Workers The term “young worker” can include teens, young adults, and anyone new to the workforce. Young workers want to perform well at work, but they need help to work safely. The following risk…

August 15, 2012 O[yes] General Meeting
/ March 4, 2012 0 COMMENTS

August 15, 2012 O[yes] General Meeting – from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Portland State Office Building (800 NE Oregon Street, Portland, OR).  Contact us for more details.

O[yes] not-for-profit status update
/ March 4, 2012 0 COMMENTS

As of January 2012, O[yes] is now a 501(c)(3) charitable organization!