- Agricultural Owners,
Family Labor and the Worker Protection Standard
David E. Baker, University of Missouri-Columbia Extension, December 1997
It is the intent of this publication to help owners determine whether
they qualify for the agricultural owner exemptions and, should they qualify, to describe
the responsibilities that the owners and their families have in complying with the WPS.
Heat 2007: Dealing with Old Risks and
Howard Rosenberg, University of California at Berkeley,
As agricultural activity gets into full swing in
most parts of the country, California growers and workers will be facing
a familiar problem in a changed legal context. A permanent state
regulation designed to reduce risks from excess heat in outdoor
workplaces took effect mid-summer last year. While people in agriculture
have long coped with heat in various ways, the new rule requires that
employers. . .
- Liability of Farm
Stephen F. Matthews and Timothy W. Triplett, University of
Missouri-Columbia Extension, October 1993
Farm owners and operators who hire employees increase their potential
liability. The farm employer may be held liable for the acts of employees as well as for
injuries to them.