Minors under age 18 are barred from being employed or permitted to work in any occupation deemed to be dangerous or injurious by the commissioner of the Division of Labor. These include, but are not limited to, the following (WV Code Sec. 21-6-2):
• Working as a motor vehicle driver or outside helper, whose work includes riding a motor vehicle outside the cab for the purpose of delivering goods
• Manufacturing, storing, handling, or transporting explosives or highly flammable substances
• Working in reductions works, smelters, hot-rolling mills, furnaces, foundries, forging shops, or in any other place in which the heating, melting, or heat treatment of metals is performed
• Working in logging and sawmilling ...