Video Insights are a regularly updated feature of the Bring Safety Home website. A range of individuals including employers, health and safety specialists, therapists and young workers themselves offer valuable perspective on the young worker experience, including actions parents can take to help their kids work safe.

Listen First. Listen Closely

 

Jennifer Kolari, therapist and best-selling author explains key information regarding why young adults approach work the way they do and how parents can position themselves to be effective influencers of behavior.

My Son the Hero

 

We recently caught up with Ontario’s Minister of Labour Kevin Flynn at the Partners in Prevention Health & Safety Conference. He’s a powerful advocate of establishing strong dialogue in the home between parents and their children regarding workplace safety. In this video he shares how a conversation with his son influenced his behavior in a way that had life and death ramifications.

Time Savers with Dangerous Consequences

 

The president of a Canadian manufacturing/importing company on what parents need to know about why their young worker children approach work the way they do.

Don’t Be Afraid to See for Yourself

 

A restaurateur/TV host with decades of experience with young workers has key insight for parents.

Not All Farms Are Alike

 

An agriculture health and safety consultant offers key insights to parents of young farm workers.

Rest Assured to Be a Factor

 

A young restaurant worker shares his thoughts on a key reason his peers may not be as attentive to hazards as they should be.

Dealing with Hazards Beyond the Course of Play

 

A golf course clubhouse manager discusses both physical and psychosocial hazards, including sexual harassment, and what parents need to be learning about their children’s workplaces.

Thrown in the Deep End

 

A safety consultant recalls a time in her youth when her dream job turned out to be a rude awakening; one that was pivotal in choosing a career to save others from what she had to endure.

Keeping Young Workers Out of the Rough

 

A golf course superintendent who has hired hundreds of temporary young workers  shares thoughts on the patterns he sees recurring with today’s youth.

Helping you have more productive dialogue with your child, and one that may ultimately save them from harm in their workplace, especially if they’ve recently started a job.

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