2010 Tennessee Code
Title 50 - Employer And Employee
Chapter 5 - Child Labor
Part 1 - Child Labor Act of 1976
50-5-106 - Prohibited employment for minors.

50-5-106. Prohibited employment for minors.

A minor may not be employed in connection with the following:

     (1)  Occupations in or about plants or establishments manufacturing or storing explosives or articles containing explosive components;

     (2)  Motor vehicle driving occupations;

     (3)  Coal mine occupations;

     (4)  Logging occupations and occupations in the operation of any sawmill, lath mill, shingle mill or cooperage-stock mill;

     (5)  Occupations involved in the operation of power-driven woodworking machines;

     (6)  Occupations involving exposure to radioactive substances and to ionizing radiations;

     (7)  Occupations involved in the operation of elevator and other power-driven hoisting apparatus;

     (8)  Occupations involved in the operation of power-driven metal-forming, punching and shearing machines;

     (9)  Occupations in connection with mining elements other than coal;

     (10)  Occupations involving slaughtering, meat-packing, processing or rendering;

     (11)  Occupations involved in the operation of hazardous power-driven bakery machines;

     (12)  Occupations involved in the operation of hazardous power-driven paper products machines;

     (13)  Occupations involved in the manufacture of brick, tile and kindred products;

     (14)  Occupations involved in the operation of circular saws, band saws and guillotine shears;

     (15)  Occupations involved in wrecking, demolition and ship-breaking operations;

     (16)  Occupations involved in roofing operations;

     (17)  Occupations in excavation operations;

     (18)  Any occupation in a place of employment where the average monthly gross receipts from the sale of intoxicating beverages exceed twenty-five percent (25%) of the total gross receipts of the place of employment, or in any place of employment where a minor will be permitted to take orders for or serve intoxicating beverages, regardless of the amount of intoxicating beverages sold in the place of employment;

     (19)  Occupations that the commissioner shall by regulation, pursuant to this part, declare to be hazardous or injurious to the life, health, safety and welfare of minors;

     (20)  (A)  Occupations involving posing or modeling, alone or with others, while engaged in sexual conduct for the purpose of preparing a film, photograph, negative, slide or motion picture;

          (B)  As used in (20)(A), “sexual conduct” means actual or simulated conduct, sexual intercourse, sodomy, sexual bestiality, masturbation, sadomasochistic abuse, excretion, or the exhibition of the male or female genitals; and

     (21)  Occupations involved in youth peddling.

[Acts 1976, ch. 480, § 7; 1977, ch. 227, § 1; T.C.A., § 50-707; Acts 1999, ch. 203, § 2.]  

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