Jul 26, 2012

House Backs Safety Exemptions for Minors On Family Farms

cal-osha.com: The U.S. House has passed by voice vote legislation that would preserve the exemption from most safety regulations for minors working on farms owned or partially owned by members of their extended family, such as grandparents, aunts and uncles. The measure passed July 25 would block any future attempt by the department to issue similar rules, with supporters saying implementation of such policies would prevent experiential learning opportunities for a future generation of farmers and restrict their ability to earn money for college.  
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