Awareness of health and safety issues in youth and community work can all too easily be allowed to rest at low levels. Yet, it is the well-being of young people and volunteers which can thereby be put most at risk. These materials are designed to help everyone in this field to implement a strategy of systematically introducing new and improved health and safety practice. This pocket guide is a daily companion for youth and community workers to have on hand when critical issues arise. It is aimed as a resource both for employers who want to ensure that the best possible working conditions are provided and for employees who want to protect their own welfare and that of everyone they work with. This compilation of the author's experience is full of specific peculiarities, traps, tricks and tips.