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Alberta: Young Workers
This site has health, safety and employment standards information for new and young workers, and for their employers, supervisors, parents and teachers.
Alberta Occupational Health and Safety
Find OHS legislation, training resources, compliance information, safety programs, and more.
Funny Workplace Safety Training Video
This is a four minute safety video with a somewhat grim (but humourous) take on workplace hazards.
Newcomers and the Workplace: Personal Protective Equipment at Work
This video from Alberta Workforce Essential Skills describes PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and workplace safety.
Newcomers and the Workplace: Workplace Hazards and the WHMIS System
This 4 minute video provides an introduction to WHMIS and workplace hazards.
Tradesecrets: Apprenticeship and Industry Training
Alberta’s Apprenticeship and Industry training system is a partnership between industry and government. Apprentices, trainers, employers and government work together to create a training system that is industry-focused.
University of Manitoba: Research Occupations
This site from the University of Manitoba provides information on approximately 200 occupations.
What Works: Career-Building Strategies for People From Diverse Groups
This career resource is for those who counsel or work with diverse groups. The guide includes statistics, terminology, history and legislation related to the groups, including immigrants and youth.
Young Workers Zone
This site, part of Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, is specific to young workers. Find information and tools for joining the work force on a safe footing.
Youth Explore Trade Skills: Tools for Teaching
This BC site provides lessons for students to develop core skills in trades including: Auto Technician, Baker, Carpenter, Cook, Design and Drafting, Electrician, Electronics and Robotics, Metal Work, and Plumber. A self-directed student module on entrepreneurial skills in trades is included.
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