The student-employee may perform any type of work that is non-hazardous. The following is a partial list of occupations that have been declared as hazardous for this age group:
According to the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, there are 17 hazardous occupations in which the minor must be at least 18 years of age to be employed. (See the federal Fair Labor Standards Act for a listing; at http:// www.dol.gov.)
Minors under the age of 16 years are prohibited from performing occupations related to: construction; cooking or baking; fryers or grills; hoisting devices; ladders or scaffolds; lawn mowers and weed eaters other than working for self; loading and unloading; manufacturing, mining, or processing; motor vehicles or service as helpers on vehicles; power-driven machines or equipment; public messenger service; public utilities and communications; slicers or sharp knives; transportation of persons or property by rail, highway, air, water, pipeline or other means; warehousing or storage.