Youth@Work: Talking Safety
A comprehensive bank of resources (curriculum, handouts, videos) by Mass.gov for educators and counselors to use with teens.
- Workplace Rights Publications from the MA Attorney General’s Office<
- MA Laws on Teen Work Tasks & Hours
- MA Guide for Working Teens
- U.S. Worker Safety
All youth (age 14-17) must apply for a work permit after they have been offered a job and before they start working. 14-15 year olds also need to get a ‘Physician Certificate of Health’ from their doctor before starting their job. Click on the links below to find out more.
- The Work Permit Process
- Work Permit ApplicationNOTE: The ‘Work Permit Application’ is not a work permit; it is only the application for a work permit.