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“The Impact” – June 1, 2016

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This week on “The Impact”:

It’s summer job season. As teenagers around Washington head out to look for their first summer job, the state is reaching out to young workers and encouraging them to think about safety. See the innovative approach of using people hurt on the job to convince teen workers to speak up for their own training and safety.

L&I Director Joel Sacks talks with TVW’s Anita Kissee

“The Impact” – June 1, 2016

Matt Pomerinke shares how he lost his arm on the job at a Washington saw mill.

“The Impact” – June 1, 2016

Matt Pomerinke talks with students at Mt. Tahoma High School in Tacoma.

Plus, the latest Healthy Youth Survey shows more Washington teens recognize the risk associated with alcohol, but that’s not necessarily the case with marijuana. How the state is working to better reach teens and convey the dangers of the drug.

Join us on TVW, Wednesday at 7 & 10pm.

Links mentioned in the show:

L&I Teen Workers Program –

Marijuana Prevention –

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