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Young Worker Speakers Program

Matthew Bowcott

Matthew Bowcott wants young workers to know that ignoring a gut feeling about safety on the job can have tragic consequences. He was a cook, helping to close a restaurant one uneventful evening, and had been carrying a huge pot of hot oil for disposal. He came to a wet patch of floor and knew something was wrong, but kept going. Matthew slipped and fell, and the oil severely burned more than 40 percent of his body.

See Matthew's story.

Length of the presentation: 45 minutes
Recommended audience: Suitable for all ages
Geographical restrictions: None
Cost: No charge for schools and parent advisory councils
Requirements: Equipment to show presentation/slides

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Publication Date: Feb 2015 File type: PDF (114 KB) Asset type: Information Sheet