If workers or their families are permitted or required to cook and eat in a common facility, a room or building separate from the sleeping facilities shall be provided for cooking and eating. Such room or building shall be provided with:
Stoves with an oven in a ratio of one stove to 10 persons or one stove to 2 families.
Mechanical refrigeration for food at a temperature of not more than 45°
Tables and chairs or equivalent seating adequate for the intended use of the facility.
If central mess facilities are provided, the kitchen and mess hall shall be in proper proportion to the capacity of the housing and shall be separate from the sleeping quarters.
Central mess facilities operated by or for the camp operator shall be in accordance to the following:
The kitchen and dining room shall be separated from sleeping quarters and toilet rooms.
Kitchen and dining room tables and chairs or benches shall be so constructed as to be easily kept clean.
Dishes and utensils shall be of nontarnishable materials, free from cracks and easily cleaned.
Cooking utensils shall be stored on racks or suspended on hooks at least 12 inches above the floor.
The kitchen and dining room shall be swept daily, preferably with sweeping compound to lay the dust.
The kitchen and dining room shall be scrubbed with hot soap suds or suitable detergent at least once a week and preferably more often during a rainy period.
Dining tables shall be washed with soap or suitable detergent and water after each meal.
Handwashing facilities shall be provided in kitchens and shall include hot and cold water under pressure, soap and individual toweling for use by kitchen personnel only.
A sink with ample facilities for providing hot and cold water under pressure shall be provided for washing dishes and kitchen utensils.
All dishes and utensils shall be thoroughly scraped and shall be washed and scalded or disinfected.
All milk used shall either be adequately pasteurized, evaporated or powdered.
Perishable foods such as meats, milk, butter, eggs and salads shall be kept under refrigeration not to exceed 40°
Refrigerators shall be thoroughly washed with hot water and soap or suitable detergents at least once a week.
Nonperishable foods shall be stored in clean and rodent proof containers elevated above the floor.
The wall surface adjacent to cooking areas shall be of fire-resistant material and shall comply with chs. SPS 361
, Wisconsin Commercial Building Code.
Durable, fly tight, clean containers in good condition of a minimum capacity of 20 gallons, shall be provided adjacent to each housing unit for the storage of garbage and other refuse.
Refuse containers shall be provided in a minimum ratio of 1 per 10 persons.
Refuse shall be collected at least twice a week, or more often if necessary.
The disposal of refuse, which includes garbage, shall be in accordance with state and local law.
(19) Insect and rodent control.
Housing and facilities shall be free of insects, rodents and other vermin.
Sleeping facilities shall consist of comfortable beds or bunks, and shall be provided with clean mattresses covered with a sanitized, waterproof material.
Any bedding provided by the camp operator shall be clean and sanitary.
The clear space above the top of the lower mattress of a double deck bunk and the bottom of the upper deck shall be a minimum of 27 inches.
The distance from the top of the upper mattress to the ceiling shall be a minimum of 36 inches.
Sleeping facilities may not contain beds used for double occupancy except in family accommodations.
All buildings shall be constructed and maintained in accordance with applicable state or local fire and safety laws.
Any family housing and housing units for less than 10 persons, of one story construction, shall have 2 means of escape.
One of the 2 required means of escape may be a readily accessible window with space of not less than 24 x 24 inches which may be opened.
All sleeping quarters intended for use by 10 or more persons, central dining facilities and common assembly rooms shall have at least 2 doors remotely separated so as to provide alternate means of escape to the outside or to an interior hall.
Sleeping and common use rooms located on or above the second story shall comply with the state and local fire and building codes relative to multi-story dwellings except that:
On two-story buildings a modified class `A' fire escape constructed of wood may be provided as a second exit serving not more than 8 persons.
The fire escape and its connectors shall be capable of supporting 100 pounds per square foot and shall be fastened to the building by through bolts (at least 7
inch diameter and nut and washer (at least 4 inch diameter).
Except as provided in subd. 3.
, a migrant camp operator shall install portable smoke detectors in all of the following locations:
In each sleeping area of each housing unit or elsewhere in the unit within 6 feet of the doorway of each sleeping area and not in a kitchen.
Each portable smoke detector shall be installed no closer than 3 to 12 inches from the ceiling, except a camp operator may follow a manufacturer's recommendation on the installation of a particular smoke detector in a different location if the camp operator provides the department's migrant labor inspector with proof of the manufacturer's installation recommendation at the time of the camp inspection.
This paragraph does not apply to buildings with permanently wired smoke detectors installed by a professional electrician at the time of construction.
A smoke detector required under this paragraph shall be approved by underwriters laboratory.
Exit lights and signs shall be provided in accordance with chs. SPS 361
, Wisconsin Commercial Building Code.
Fire extinguishing equipment shall be provided in a readily accessible place located not more than 100 feet from each housing unit.
Fire extinguishing equipment shall provide protection equal to a 21
gallon stored pressure or 5 gallon pump type water extinguisher.
First aid facilities shall be provided and readily accessible for use at all times.
First aid facilities shall be equivalent to the 16 unit First Aid Kit recommended by the American red cross, and shall be provided in a ratio of 1 per 50 persons, except as provided under par. (k)
A kit supplied to each family shall be deemed to satisfy the requirements of par. (i)
if it contains at least the following items:
No flammable or volatile liquids or materials may be stored in or adjacent to rooms used for living purposes, unless needed for current household use.
Agricultural pesticides and toxic chemicals may not be stored in the housing area.
A camp operator or agent may establish reasonable rules relating to the responsibility of camp occupants as to camp occupancy and care. A copy of all such rules shall be posted in the camp where they can be easily seen by the camp occupants and shall be given to the occupants together with the work agreement. All such rules shall be written in English and, if the customary language of any occupant is not English, in the language of the occupant.
Clearly explain to camp occupants their responsibilities under any rules established under par. (a)
At least once a week inspect the camp area, structures, toilets, showers, and other facilities and see that each is maintained in a clean and orderly condition and that broken or damaged property is promptly repaired.
Designate an individual to maintain the grounds and common use facilities in a clean and orderly condition at least daily, except that in camps occupied by 100 or more persons, the camp operator shall provide a full-time person to perform all duties required under this paragraph.
Designate an individual or employee to be responsible for the compliance with this section. Such person's name shall appear on the material posted under sub. (24)
Keep in a clean and orderly manner that part of the camp and premise which the occupant occupies or uses.
Be responsible for the cleanliness of the dwelling units to which the occupant has been assigned and adjacent grounds.
Dispose of rubbish and garbage by placing it in containers provided for rubbish and garbage.
All migrant labor camps including individual dwelling units shall be opened to inspection at all reasonable daylight hours by representatives of the department.
The department inspector shall make the inspector's presence known to the camp operator or an adult member of the operator's immediate family or the person designated as responsible for compliance with this section and to any affected occupant before making an inspection.
(24) Posting of rules.
A copy of this section prepared by the department in English and in the language of the camp occupants if other than English, shall be posted in the camp or where the occupants report for work in a place easily seen by the camp occupants. The copy shall state where copies of the rules may be obtained.
DWD 301.07 History
Cr. Register, April, 1978, No. 268
, eff. 5-1-78; emerg. am. (11) (c), eff. 1-5-79; am. Register, May, 1979, No. 281
, eff. 6-1-79; am. (9) (a) and cr. (1) (cm) and (cn), Register, May, 1981, No. 305
, eff. 6-1-81; cr. (8) (f), Register, October, 1982, No. 322
, eff. 11-1-82; corrections in (4), (6) (e), (11) (a) 1., (13) (c), (14) (h), (15) (a) and (m), (16) (o), (17) (a) 6. and (d) 19. and (21) (f) made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 7. and 14., Stats., Register, October, 1985, No. 358
; am. (1), Register, March, 1986, No. 363
, eff. 4-1-86; renum. from Ind 201.07 and am. (7), (9) (a) 2.a. and b., (b), (10) (d), (11) (c) (intro.), (h), (i) (intro.), (13) (a), (14) (e), (15) (a) to (c) (intro.), (f), (g), (m) (16) (L) (o) to (q) (17) (a) 6. and (21) r. (11) (bm), (cm), (cn), (gm), (13) (b), (d), (14) (c), (15) (c) 1., (i) to (L), (16) (m) and (n), Register, February 1993, No. 446
, eff. 3-1-93,
corrections made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 5. and 7., Register, August, 1995, No. 476;
renum. (1) to be (1) (a) and am., cr. (1) (b) to (f), (9) (e) and am. (16) (p), (20) (c), (21) (k) 1. and 2., Register, December, 1997, No. 504
, eff. 1-1-98; correction in (14) (e) made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 7., Stats., Register, December, 1997, No. 504; CR 07-018
: r. (9) (b), (15) (b) and (c) 2., cr. (11) (cm) and (21) (em), am. (13) (a), r. and recr. (16) (c) and (k) Register December 2007 No. 624
, eff. 1-1-08; corrections in (4), (6) (e), (11) (a) 1., (13) (c), (14) (h), (15) (a) and (21) (f) made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 7., Stats., Register December 2007 No. 624
; corrections in (4), (6) (e), (11) (a) 1., (13) (c), (14) (e) and (h), (15) (a), (16) (c) and (k), (17) (d) 19., (21) (f) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register January 2012 No. 673.