SkillsUSA and CareerSafe: Allies for Worker Safety

Safety is a major concern in classrooms and workplaces across America. With 80 percent of teen-agers entering the workforce prior to graduation, it should be a No. 1 priority—especially in light of the fact that one young person is killed every five days in work-related accidents.

To help combat this alarming statistic, SkillsUSA has formed an alliance with CareerSafe, a safety training program. CareerSafe offers 10 safety training modules that provide students with fundamental information for work.

Upon successful completion, a student will receive a 10-Hour CareerSafe Course Completion Card from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

This interactive, online program is youth-to-youth designed and delivered. The cost is $12 per student, and the training qualifies for Perkins grant funding. For more information, visit end of story

“Habits are safer than rules; you don't have to watch them. And you don't have to keep them, either. They keep you.” — Frank Crane

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SkillsUSA Champions | Fall 2003 | Volume 38, No. 1
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