• Employer Compliance Information

     
     

     Mandated Clearances Information 

    Cooperating employers are required to obtain clearance to participate in the Workforce Development Program. To obtain

    the clearances, refer to Clearance Information. If you have any questions, please contact Workforce Development

    Coordinators...Shelly Ishler (sji11@scasd.org) or Jody Ebeling (jme16@scasd.org).

     
     

    Child Labor Laws Information

     
     

    U.S. Department of Labor - Hazard Order Occupations (exemptions)

     

    What are Hazardous Occupations Orders (HOs)?

    Non-agricultural HOs are regulations that prohibit 16- and 17-year-olds from performing certain types of work that the Secretary of Labor has deemed hazardous for minors. There are currently 17 non-agricultural HOs:

    • HO 1: Manufacturing or storage occupations involving explosives.
    • HO 2: Motor vehicle operations.
    • HO 3: Coal mine occupations.
    • HO 4: Forestry occupations, logging, and sawmilling.
    • HO 5: Power-driven woodworking machine operations.
    • HO 6: Radioactive substances.
    • HO 7: Power-driven hoisting apparatus occupations.
    • HO 8: Power-driven metal forming, punching, and shearing machine occupations.
    • HO 9: Occupations in mining, other than coal.
    • HO 10: Slaughtering, meat and poultry packing, processing, and rendering.
    • HO 11: Power-driven bakery machine occupations.
    • HO 12: Power-driven balers, compactors, and paper products machines.
    • HO 13: Brick, tile, and kindred products.
    • HO 14: Power-driven circular saws, band saws, guillotine shears, chain saws, reciprocating saws, wood chippers, and abrasive cutting discs.
    • HO 15: Wrecking, demolition, and shipbreaking operations.
    • HO 16: Roofing operations and work on or about a roof.
    • HO 17: Excavation operations.

     

    Vocational Education Programs Offered in Partnership with Businesses

    Are there any exemptions to the HOs that may apply when students become employees of a business?

    Yes. Below are the seven non-agricultural HOs that have exemptions for Apprentices and Student-Learners enrolled in vocational education programs that meet the requirements set forth in 29 C.F.R. §§ 570.50(b) or (c):

    • HO 5: Power-driven woodworking machines
    • HO 8: Power-driven metal-forming, punching and shearing machines
    • HO 10: Power-driven meat-processing machines, slaughtering and meat packing plants
    • HO 12: Balers, compactors, and power-driven paper-products machines—
    • HO 14: Power-driven circular saws, band saws, guillotine shears, chain saws, reciprocating saws, wood chippers, and abrasive cutting discs
    • HO 16: Roofing operations and work performed on or about a roof
    • HO 17: Trenching and excavation operations

    Frequently Asked Questions about Youth Employment

     
     
     
     
     
     
Last Modified on July 30, 2023