Prohibited Occupation Information
Prohibited Occupation Information

Prohibited Occupation Information

Occupations involving:
  • Mining
  • Manufacturing
  • Processing, including laundry and dry cleaning
  • Duties in workrooms
  • Public messenger service
  • Hoisting apparatus or any power-driven machinery
  • Power-driven mowers/cutters
  • The use of auto pits, racks, and lifting apparatus
Occupations in connection with:
  • Transportation of persons or property
  • Warehousing and storage
  • Communications
  • Public utilities
  • Construction
Occupations in retail food or gas service establishments:
  • Work in boiler/engine rooms
  • Maintenance/repair of machines and equipment
  • Outside window washing
  • Cooking and baking
  • Operating, setting up, adjusting, cleaning, oiling, or repairing power-driven food slicers, grinders, choppers, and mixers
  • Work in freezers/coolers
  • Loading and unloading goods
  • * and any occupations found and declared hazardous by FLSA.
Hour Limitations
Minors 14-15 years of age may NOT be employed:
  • during school hours
  • before 7:00 am or after 7:00 pm, except from June 1st through Labor Day when evening hours are extended to 9:00 pm
  • more than 3 hours a day — on a school day
  • more than 18 hours a week — in a school week
  • more than 8 hours a day — on a non-school day
  • more than 40 hours a week — in a non-school week
  • * There are no hour or time restrictions for minors 16 years of age and older.
Occupations involving or in connection with:
  • Explosives
  • Motor-vehicle drivers
  • Mining, including coal mining
  • Logging, including sawmill
  • Power-driven wood working machinery
  • Radioactive substances
  • Hoisting apparatus
  • Elevators, cranes, derricks, hoists, and high-lift trucks
  • Roofing occupations and excavation operations
  • Metal forming, punching, shearing machines
  • Slaughtering/meat packing
  • Power-driven bakery machines
  • Paper product machines
  • Manufacture of brick, tile, and kindred products
  • Circular saws, band saws, and guillotine shears
  • Wrecking, demolition, and ship breaking