Are Minors Prohibited From Working In Any Specific Occupations?
Minors who are 17 years of age or under may not work in certain hazardous occupations. Examples of such occupations are: manufacturing and storing explosives; motor vehicle driving and outside helper; coal mining; logging and saw milling; powerdriven woodworking machines; exposure to radioactive substances; powerdriven hoisting apparatus; powerdriven metalforming, punching, and shearing machines; mining; slaughtering; meatpacking, processing or rendering; powerdriven bakery machines; powerdriven paper products machines; manufacturing brick, tile, and kindred products; powerdriven circular saws, band saws, and guillotine shears; wrecking; demolition, and shipbreaking operations; roofing operations; excavation operations. (NOTE: 17 year olds may drive on public roadways if certain requirements are met).
In addition to the above, minors 15 years of age and under are prohibited from occupations such as: machinery; motor vehicles; equipment; food process; fixtures; railroads; unguarded gears; vessels or boats; dangerous gases or acids; communication or public utilities; freezers; meat coolers; loading and unloading trucks, railroad cars, conveyors, etc.; warehouses; scaffolding or construction; mines, coke breaker, coke oven, or quarry, manufacturing; mining; public messenger service; construction; work in/about boilers or engine rooms; cooking; (Includes power mowers or cutters including weed eaters).
Minors may not dispense, serve, sell or take orders for alcoholic beverages except where alcohol is sold for consumption off the premises.
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- What Happens After I File My Initial Claim?
- How Much Compensation Will I Receive?
- How Do I Claim Benefits Each Week?
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- Why Do We Need This Law?
- Who Needs To Report?
- Whom Must Employers Report?
- Is Anyone Exempt From This Law?
- When Must An Employer Report?
- What Information Must An Employer Report?
- How Does An Employer Report?
- Where Does The Employer Send The Reports?
- I Report Employee Information To The Georgia Department Of Labor Every Quarter. Why Must I Report It When I Hire?
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- How Is The Information Going To Be Used?
- Who Will Have This Information?
- What Are The Advantages For Employers?
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