As summer nears many businesses are ramping up hiring of teen workers, with many companies this year taking them on as they deal with the labor shortage as the country emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic. Others employ teens year-round.

Taking on a teen worker comes with added responsibility in terms of compliance with state and federal laws, as well as workplace safety. Each year, 70 teenagers die while working in the U.S., while about 100,000 are injured seriously enough to require emergency room treatment.

Keep in mind there’s a lot that employers can do to prevent injuries to their teen workers, and the measures you take to keep them safe will help protect all your employees. The following are some tips you can follow if you employee teenagers:

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