Report Exposure: Poison Control

Phone: 1-800-222-1222

Pesticide Reporting Requirements

Required to Report: Yes
What to Report?: Any Pesticide-Related Exposure
Timeframe to Report Injury or Exposure: Seven days
Who is Required to Report?: Physicians, Hospitals, Laboratories.
Additional Info:

Please visit the Mississippi State Department of Health website below for a listing of illnesses and lab results which must be reported to MSDH:

Coverage for Farm Workers: Optional
Limitations: Employer may elect to become subject to workers' compensation law. Miss. Code Ann. § 71-3-5 (2011) (twelfth unnumbered paragraph).
Statute: Miss. Code Ann. § 71-3-5 (2011) (eleventh unnumbered paragraph)
Coverage for Undocumented Workers: Not Defined in Statue or Case Law
Case Law: "employee" means any person, including minor, whether lawfully or unlawfully employed. Miss. Code Ann. § 71-3-3(d). I found no case law on the issue of whether an undocumented worker qualifies for workers' comp.
Benefits Available for Undocumented Workers: There is no case law answering this question.