Young Workers: #ListentoYourGut (30 second kitchen version)

Title translated into English

Young Workers: #ListentoYourGut (30 second kitchen version)

Film: Duration in minutes

0:30 minutes

Content

A young worker listens to his gut advise him to talk to his boss when he doesn't feel prepared or safe to take on a task assigned to him.

Message

Empowering young workers to trust their instincts and listen to their gut. When they feel their work activities or workplace is unsafe they should talk to their employer about it. Key Messages
• Listen to your gut. If something doesn’t feel safe at work, talk to your boss.
• Everyone has the right to a safe and healthy workplace. Talk to your boss if something doesn’t feel safe.
• How to talk to your boss about safety. Speaking up shows that you respect your workplace, so always ask if you are not clear about doing something in a safe manner.
• You know your rights, listen to your gut and speak up

Background

The Listen To Your Gut campaign was launched to reduce injuries and fatalities among young workers 18 to 24 years. The focus continues to be the education of young workers on their rights and responsibilities in the workplace:
•Right to refuse unsafe work
•Encourage young workers to speak about to their boss when they see something at work that appears to be unsafe

Target Group

Young workers aged 18-24 who have completed high school, and have a job in one of many industries (targeting industries with the highest rates of injury for young worker including construction, food and beverage and retail) in B.C.

Campaign


video series of various scenarious of young workers who 'listen to their gut'

Awards

yes

Contact details Editor / Production company

WorkSafeBC
6951 Westminster Hwy, ca-V7C 1C6 Richmond
+1-604-214-6778 https://www.worksafebc.com