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2015 MA Safe Jobs for Youth *VINE* Contest


Who is eligible?

Teens ages 14-19. High school-aged Massachusetts teens (14-19) not enrolled in post-secondary education, are eligible to enter the contest.

Note: Teens do not need to be enrolled in high school to enter the contest.

What do I need to do?

  • Think of an idea. What do you picture when you think of good, safe jobs for young workers? Can you portray this in six-seconds? Your theme must be about teens and safe/healthy jobs.
  • Create your Vine. Use your smartphone and any additional apps/software to create your Vine.
  • Post your Vine. Upload your video to the Vine website using the hashtag #safejobs2015, and then submit to the official entry website (URL listed below).
  • Mail in your entry form. Submissions without an entry form will be disqualified.


  • 1st place, $100.
  • All finalists will receive certificates of recognition and be invited to an Awards Ceremony at the Massachusetts State House.

Deadline for Submissions:

December 8, 2014. All videos must be posted by and forms postmarked by, December 8, 2014.

Post video to:

1) with the hashtag #safejobs2015

2) URL TBD (official entry website) with your video title

Mail entry form to:

Beatriz Vautin
Occupational Health Surveillance Program
Massachusetts Dept. of Public Health
250 Washington Street, 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02108

Winner Announcement

March 12, 2015. Contest winners will be publicly announced at an awards ceremony and online on Thursday, March 12, 2015.

Contact Information

Go to for details including tips for creating your Vine.

Still have questions? E-mail or call (617) 624-5677.

Not a video person? Check out our Safe Jobs for Youth Poster Contest at the website above.

Written By:

Director of the Department of Labor Standards

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