Goal: Throughout December, OSHA is partnering with stakeholders to increase awareness and promote workplace safety and health resources for employers and teen workers who are employed over winter break. This is part of a larger campaign to protect teen workers during summer jobs, or temporary jobs year-round.
What to know when posting on social media:
- Use #KeepTeenWorkersSafe as the primary hashtag
- OSHA also will use #KeepWorkersSafe when relevant
- Tag @OSHA_DOL so we can see your posts!
- Mention your organization or other relevant organizations
- Add relevant – but professional – emojis.
Social Media Posts:
Suggestions for content are provided below for both employers and teen workers. Please feel free to modify these suggestions for your organization or audience. We are also asking everyone to share a message similar to the following on Wednesday, December 9, 2020:
I care about the safety and health of teen workers! #KeepTeenWorkersSafe#KeepWorkersSafe
- Employers: Do you have any new or temporary workers? Make sure they know to maintain social distancing whenever possible, and that cloth face coverings are not a substitute for social distancing. Find @OSHA_DOL’s latest COVID-19 resources at https://www.osha.gov/coronavirus #KeepTeenWorkersSafe #KeepWorkersSafe
- Employing young workers this holiday season at your #SmallBiz? Know what rules apply and how to keep them safe: https://www.osha.gov/youngworkers/employers.html #KeepTeenWorkersSafe #KeepWorkersSafe
- If you’re starting a new or temporary job this holiday season, find information on staying safe at work during the COVID-19 pandemic: https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/covid-19/covid-19-faq.html#collapse1 #KeepTeenWorkersSafe #KeepWorkersSafe
- Did you just start a new or seasonal job? @OSHA_DOL has information on protecting yourself at work from the coronavirus, including health and safety steps for specific occupations: https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/covid-19/covid-19-faq.html#collapse1 #KeepTeenWorkersSafe #KeepWorkersSafe