Young people encouraged to speak up on safety
23 January 2013
Speak Up, Stay Safe is a new campaign from the British Safety Council which is asking young people to take responsibility for their own health and safety. Julie Nerney, chief executive says: "Every 40 minutes in the U
The British Safety Council is promoting the campaign directly to young people through facebook, twitter and YouTube. Specialist tips and advice will be provided through resources, case studies and animation.
In January 2004, Steven Burke was killed on a work placement when he fell more than 50ft from dangerous scaffolding. He felt unsafe in the days leading up to his death but trusted his employer to look after his safety. The BSC wants young people who could find themselves in a similar situation to Steven to Speak Up, Stay Safe.