Safety Orientation for Seasonal Workers
(a)Hand-cultivation, hand-weeding, hand-planting, and hand-harvesting of vegetables, nuts, fruits, seedlings, or other crops (including mushrooms);
(b)Hand packing or sorting, whether done on the ground, on a moving machine, or in a temporary packing shed in the field.
(1)Application: This applies to agricultural employers with seasonal workers.
(2)Basic Safety Awareness Requirements.
(a)You must provide seasonal workers with at least the following information:
(A)Safety and health rules for their work.
(B)Procedures for workers to contact supervisors or managers in case of accident, illness, or problems related to safety or health.
(C)Procedures for treating injured or sick workers and for summoning emergency assistance.
(D)The location of posted safety and health information.
(b)If you have employees with language barriers, you must communicate safety awareness information in a manner that workers can understand. Include content that is either translated into the language used to hire and supervise these employees or that is otherwise effectively conveyed, such as through visual media.
Rule 437-004-0240 — Safety Orientation for Seasonal Workers,