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If you are 18 years old or older you can work in any job you choose. If you are 16 or 17 years old there are dangerous work activities the law says you can not do unless you are a student in a vocational training program or in an apprenticeship program. These dangerous activities include:
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You are responsible for following the training and safe work practices of your teachers and employers.
Do not be afraid to ask questions. If you don't know or you're not sure, ask your teacher or foreman before starting your work.
1. Know Your Rights
2. Get Trained On
Remember, your teacher or supervisor is there to make sure that you work safely and with less risk
For more information on how to keep yourself safe, read Best Practices, Training Topics for Teachers and Employers.