South Carolina Child Labor: What you need to know

Workers aged 16 and younger are subject to South Carolina's child labor statutes and regulations. In addition, there are certain limits regarding restricted work that apply to workers up to 18 years of age. The laws apply to all public and private employers, regardless of size (SC Code Sec. 41-13-5et seq.; Rules and Regulations Sec. 71-3103et seq.). Employers should keep in mind that in most cases both federal and state laws apply to child labor. If there is a conflict, the stricter law applies--and these laws are very strictly enforced.
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Minors under the age of 18. Minors aged 16 and 17 may not be employed in any occupation declared by the director of the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation to be particularly hazardous to their health or well-being. They may not work with or near explosives or in any establishment manufacturing or storing explosives or explosive components and are barred from logging or sawmill operations (except in offices, repair shops, or living quarters). They are barred from operating, repairing, adjusting, or cleaning power-driven woodworking, sawing, or cutting machines unless the machines are equipped with full automatic feed and ejection and a fixed barrier guard; wrecking, demolition, or ship breaking; manufacturing clay construction or silica brick products; operating, cleaning, or repairing paper-products machines; operating, repairing, adjusting or cleaning power-driven bakery machines; and operating or repairing power-driven metal forming, punching, and shearing machines. They may not work in any establishments where radium is made or where they may be exposed to radioactive substances. They may not operate an elevator, crane, derrick, hoist, ...

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