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Young people's working environment - a complicated case

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It is not enough to only focus on the young people themselves if you want to understand the risks they face in working life and limit workplace accidents and injuries. That’s why a Nordic commissioner suggests that politicians should think about launching a vision zero for both young and older people’s work environments.

That means the aim is for nobody do die or be injured at work. To achieve this you need engagement, new ways of cooperating and fresh thinking. Kim Jämsén has taken a gap year and rather than slouching on his sofa at home he has taken a job at the SM-Mega call centre in Helsinki. Telephone sales is often the first occupation young people try out.

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