Report Exposure: Local Health Departments

Pesticide Reporting Requirements

Required to Report: Yes
What to Report?: Any Pesticide-Related Exposure
Timeframe to Report Injury or Exposure: 48 Hours
Who is Required to Report?: Physicians.
Additional Info:

Report should be made to the local health department, contact information found here:

Coverage for Farm Workers: Required
Limitations: N/A - farmworkers are not separately mentioned, although members of family farm corporations are excluded.
Statute: Ohio Rev. Code Ann. ยง 4123.01 (2011) (definition of "employee" does not exclude farmworkers)
Coverage for Undocumented Workers: Yes
Case Law: Rajeh v. Steel City Corp., 813 N.E.2d 697 (Ohio Ct. App. 2004) (holding that alien subject to deportation was an employee within the meaning of the workers' compensation statute).
Benefits Available for Undocumented Workers: Undocumented workers are eligible for wage-loss benefits even if they are not legally allowed to work in the United States. Rajeh v. Steel City Corp., 813 N.E.2d 697, 702-03 (Ohio Ct. App. 2004).