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Safety’s first step

Training teen workers can help make injury prevention a lifetime habit
One of the biggest hurdles for teen workers is speaking up about potential hazards. “They’re trying to put their best foot forward and appear as adult and knowledgeable as possible,” one expert says.
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‘Seeing’ safety in a new way

Visual literacy can help identify hidden work hazards, experts say
How can a photo of a leopard help workers spot on-the-job hazards? A concept known as visual literacy aims to help people overcome inattention blindness. “It’s usually the most obvious things that you miss. The things you walk past a thousand times and never realized they’re an issue,” one expert says.
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