Youth Safety Education Day

September 10th, 2021


Young and new workers are the most at risk for injury on the job. Do you know ten people under the age of 25? One of them will be injured on the job this year. This year we plan to reach and connect with schools, organizations and industry members to help us reach over 50,000 youth across the country about the importance of workplace health and safety. But we need your help! Join us! 

What is Youth Safety Education Day?

Youth Safety Education Day (YSED) occurs every year on September 10th. This year we are celebrating our TENTH year! The purpose of this day is to provide meaningful safety education, leadership and awareness to youth across Saskatchewan and beyond (up to the age of 25) about the importance of workplace health and safety, safety at school, at play, while socializing and psychological health and safety. Gaining this valuable information before young workers take their first step into the workplace or while currently employed in their first jobs is a KEY step in injury prevention. 

How to Participate and Show your Support

Youth are heading back to the workplace – whether it’s after the summer break, the pandemic shutdown, or starting their first jobs. That’s why there is no better time than in September to focus on workplace safety. This year, you can be a safety leader by getting involved in the following ways. Participate in all activities during Youth Safety Education Day week for more chances to win prizes for yourself, your classroom or your workplace! 

#1 Register for our FREE Virtual Youth Safety Education Day Event on September 10th to Win Our: 

Grand Prize
Educational Tech Prize Package
Valued at $2,000

What it Includes:
*HP Chromebook X360 14″ Touchscreen Laptop with case
*$200 Best Buy Gift Card
*Portable Waterproof Speaker
*Tons of Gift Cards
*Tons of Sponsorship and Service Hospitality Swag


To enter:

Register for our FREE Virtual Youth Safety Education Day Event with our special guest speaker on September 10th and stream it live with your classroom, workplace, or on your own! Pick from two available live streams:

Sept 10th @ 11 AM & 1 PM
I Am Chris Cederstrand 
Join us for two sessions on September 10th @ 11 AM & 1 PM to hear from Chris Cederstrand, a former WHL hockey player who had a life-altering workplace accident causing his right leg to be amputated above the knee. After being told the best activity he would be able to do was bowl he has embarked on a journey that has seen him become North America’s First above knee amputee firefighter as well as representing his country on the National Sledge Hockey Team.

We also have two other special events taking place: 

Sept 8th @ 1 PM
Do You Have What It Takes To Be Crowned Safety Champion? 
Join us on September 8th @ 1 PM for Safety Trivia hosted by our Service Hospitality safety advisor, Brooklynn Radmacher!! Put your safety knowledge to the test & work together with your classmates or colleagues to claim victory.

Sept 9th @ 11 AM
Super Powers of an Ordinary Average Guy 
Join us on September 9th @ 11 AM to hear from International Professional Workplace Safety Expert Dan Plexman! It’s been almost 13 years since Dan’s life changed forever. What started as an ordinary, average day ended when a preventable accident sent Dan to the hospital to be given a 13% chance of survival. Dan understands our work lives, through his own experiences, he is here to prevent and protect, to make sure that every one of us goes home at the end of the day. 


#2 Become an official YSED Partner and get involved during Youth Safety Education Day Week (Sept 7th – Sept 10th)

YSED Fitness & Mental Health Prize Package
Valued at $1,000

What it includes:
*1-year subscription to the Calm App
*$100 Sportchek Gift Card
*$100 LuLuLemon Gift Card
*Tons of Sponsorship and Service Hospitality Swag


To enter:

1. Become an official YSED Partner! All you need to do is:

2. BONUS ENTRY: Submit a photo of your classroom or workplace participating in one of our health and safety activities to [email protected]

Understanding the Stats

Young people are a significant part of our workforce. Almost one-third of high school students work while attending school full-time. Many will continue to work while participating in post-secondary education programs. Unfortunately, all too often a young person’s first work experiences are not as rewarding as they should be.

  • Young and new workers are the most at risk for injury on the job. 1 in 10 workers is injured on the job each year. 

  • Nearly 3,500 young workers under the age of 25 are injured every year in our province.

  • Young people aged 15-24 are more likely to experience mental illness than any other age group.

  • On average, there are three youth fatalities on the job each year. 

These heartbreaks and injuries CAN be prevented with the proper safety training and education. We are reaching out to you to help us raise awareness and take a safety leadership role by supporting Youth Safety Education Day 2021. Be part of the cultural safety change today!

Youth Safety Education Day Partnership Opportunity!

If so, please download our Youth Safety Education Day Partnership Form  OR fill out our Online Partnership Form and let us know how you will be raising awareness and contributing to this very important youth safety initiative! By doing so, you will BE ENTERED TO WIN all of our awesome prizes! 

A day proudly proclaimed by the Government of Saskatchewan since 2012!

For the past 9 years, we have approached the Ministry of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety in Saskatchewan to dedicate a day to the safety of our youth in this province. The ministry has graciously agreed and exercised its powers to designate September 10th, 2021 as Youth Safety Education Day for the 10th consecutive year. 


Support for YSED2021 can be provided by donations of resources, promotional items, marketing materials, gift cards, etc. All items will be included in our YSED partnership packages and prizes! Anything provided is greatly appreciated and will help us to reach even more youth. Thank you in advance for your contribution and support. We will require your sponsorship contribution items by May 31st, 2021. Contact [email protected].com with any questions you may have.


Business Exposure

There are numerous ways to profile your school/organization/industry for YSED2021. The many advantages of your support and/or sponsorship include: 

  • Sends a message that you are genuinely interested in safety, community involvement & giving back.

  • Your school/organization will receive special recognition as a YSED2021 supporter on our website. We will display your logo with a hyperlink back to your website. This initiative will be advertised across our social media platforms & email blasts to thousands of our members.

  • Opportunity to have direct involvement with youth and young workers, helping to educate them on the importance of workplace health and safety.

  • You will be demonstrating that safety is important to you & your school/organization.

  • The youth in your school/organization will have the opportunity to learn and participate in free safety and mental health-related activities & exercises. They will also be given the chance to win some awesome free prizes.

In the end, this is about protecting our kids, and our future. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to participate!

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