The ability to work as part of a team is one of the most important skills in today’s job market. Likewise, teamwork can make the workplace a safer environment for every employee. For example, jobs that involve lifting heavy or awkward objects are better done in a team. Overexertion is the third leading cause of young worker injury.
Parents, encourage your children to ask and offer help to coworkers. Employers, foster a friendly and collaborative work environment instead of one built on competition.
Learn more about the social media campaign #MySafeSummerJob at https://mysafesummerjob.org/.