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Yes. Children under the age of eighteen are not allowed to work in hazardous occupations. Hazardous occupations under Kansas law are the same as they are under Federal law. The U.S. Department of Labor also has a list of prohibited jobs.
In addition to this, Kansas law further restricts the occupations of children under the age of sixteen. Kansas Administrative Regulations 49169 lists jobs they can do and 49170 lists jobs they cannot do.
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