DWD 301.07(20)(b) (b) Sleeping facilities shall consist of comfortable beds or bunks, and shall be provided with clean mattresses covered with a sanitized, waterproof material.
DWD 301.07(20)(bm) (bm) Sleeping facilities shall be spaced no closer than 36 inches both laterally and end-to-end and shall be elevated at least 12 inches from the floor.
DWD 301.07(20)(c) (c) Any bedding provided by the camp operator shall be clean and sanitary.
DWD 301.07(20)(d) (d) Sleeping facilities may not contain triple deck bunks.
DWD 301.07(20)(dm) (dm) The upper decks of bunk beds shall include guardrails that comply with 16 CFR 1213.3 (a).
DWD 301.07(20)(e) (e) The clear space above the top of the lower mattress of a bunk bed and the bottom of the upper deck shall be a minimum of 27 inches.
DWD 301.07(20)(f) (f) The distance from the top of the upper mattress to the ceiling shall be a minimum of 36 inches.
DWD 301.07(20)(g) (g) Sleeping facilities may not contain beds used for double occupancy except in family accommodations.
DWD 301.07(21) (21) Fire, safety, and first aid.
DWD 301.07(21)(a)(a) All buildings shall be constructed and maintained in accordance with applicable state or local fire and safety laws.
DWD 301.07(21)(b) (b) Any family housing and housing units for less than 10 persons that are of one-story construction shall have 2 means of escape.
DWD 301.07(21)(c) (c) Only one means of escape required under par. (b) may be a readily accessible window with space of not less than 24 by 24 inches that may be opened.
DWD 301.07(21)(d) (d) 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.
DWD 301.07(21)(e) (e) 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 and with all of the following:
DWD 301.07(21)(e)1. 1. On two-story buildings a modified class “A" type fire escape constructed of wood may be provided as a second exit serving not more than 8 persons.
DWD 301.07(21)(e)2. 2. 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 of at least seven-eighth inch diameter and nuts and washers of at least 4 inch diameter.
DWD 301.07(21)(em)1.1. Except as provided in subd. 3., a camp operator shall install portable smoke detectors approved by the underwriters laboratory in all of the following locations:
DWD 301.07(21)(em)1.a. a. Except in the kitchen, within 6 feet of the doorway of each sleeping area of each housing unit.
DWD 301.07(21)(em)1.b. b. In the basement of each housing unit.
DWD 301.07(21)(em)1.c. c. At the head of any stairway on each floor level of each housing unit.
DWD 301.07(21)(em)2. 2. Each portable smoke detector required under subd. 1. shall be installed no closer than 3 inches and no farther than 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.
DWD 301.07(21)(em)3. 3. This paragraph does not apply to buildings with permanently wired smoke detectors installed by a professional electrician at the time of construction.
DWD 301.07(21)(f) (f) Exit lights and signs shall be provided in accordance with the Wisconsin commercial building code.
DWD 301.07(21)(g) (g) Fire extinguishing equipment shall be provided in a readily accessible place located not more than 100 feet from each housing unit.
DWD 301.07(21)(h) (h) Fire extinguishing equipment shall provide protection equal to a 2.5 gallon stored pressure or 5 gallon pump type water extinguisher.
DWD 301.07(21)(i) (i) First aid facilities consisting of at least all of the following shall be provided in a ratio of one per 50 persons and shall be readily accessible for use at all times:
DWD 301.07(21)(i)1. 1. Sixteen adhesive bandages.
DWD 301.07(21)(i)2. 2. Two and a half yards of adhesive tape.
DWD 301.07(21)(i)3. 3. Ten antibiotic applications.
DWD 301.07(21)(i)4. 4. Ten antiseptic applications.
DWD 301.07(21)(i)5. 5. One breathing barrier.
DWD 301.07(21)(i)6. 6. One burn dressing.
DWD 301.07(21)(i)7. 7. Ten burn treatments.
DWD 301.07(21)(i)8. 8. One cold pack.
DWD 301.07(21)(i)9. 9. Two eye coverings with means of attachment.
DWD 301.07(21)(i)10. 10. One fluid ounce of eye skin wash.
DWD 301.07(21)(i)11. 11. Six hand sanitizers.
DWD 301.07(21)(i)12. 12. Two pairs of medical exam gloves.
DWD 301.07(21)(i)13. 13. One 2 inch by 4 yard roller bandage.
DWD 301.07(21)(i)14. 14. One 4 inch by 4 yard roller bandage.
DWD 301.07(21)(i)15. 15. One pair of scissors.
DWD 301.07(21)(i)16. 16. Two sterile pads.
DWD 301.07(21)(i)17. 17. Two trauma pads.
DWD 301.07(21)(i)18. 18. One triangular bandage.
DWD 301.07(21)(i)19. 19. Ten face masks.
DWD 301.07(21)(L) (L) 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.
DWD 301.07(21)(m) (m) Agricultural pesticides and toxic chemicals may not be stored in the housing area.
DWD 301.07(22) (22) Camp operators' and occupants' responsibilities.
DWD 301.07(22)(a) (a) A camp operator or agent may establish reasonable rules relating to the responsibility of occupants as to migrant labor camp occupancy and care. A copy of all such rules shall be posted in the migrant labor camp where they can be easily seen by the occupants and shall be given to the occupants together with the work agreement. All such rules shall be written in English and the language of occupants if other than English.
DWD 301.07(22)(b) (b) A camp operator or agent shall do all of the following:
DWD 301.07(22)(b)1. 1. Clearly explain to occupants their responsibilities under any rules established under par. (a).
DWD 301.07(22)(b)2. 2. At least once a week inspect the migrant labor camp area, structures, toilets, showers, and other facilities and ensure that each is maintained in a clean and orderly condition and that broken or damaged property is promptly repaired.
DWD 301.07(22)(b)3. 3. Designate an employee or other individual to maintain the grounds and common use facilities in a clean and orderly condition at least daily, except that in migrant labor camps occupied by 100 or more persons, the camp operator shall provide a full-time person or the equivalent to perform all duties required under this subdivision during the period that the migrant labor camp is occupied.
DWD 301.07(22)(b)4. 4. Designate an employee or other individual to be responsible for compliance with this paragraph and post the employee's or other individual's name with the copy of this section that is posted under sub. (24).
DWD 301.07(22)(c) (c) Each occupant shall do all of the following:
DWD 301.07(22)(c)1. 1. Use the sanitary and other facilities furnished by the migrant labor camp.
DWD 301.07(22)(c)2. 2. Keep in a clean and orderly manner that part of the migrant labor camp and premises that the occupant occupies or uses.
DWD 301.07(22)(c)3. 3. Be responsible for the cleanliness of the dwelling units to which the occupant has been assigned and adjacent grounds.
DWD 301.07(22)(c)4. 4. Dispose of garbage and other refuse by placing it in containers provided for garbage and other refuse.
DWD 301.07(23) (23) Inspection.
DWD 301.07(23)(a)(a) All migrant labor camps including individual dwelling units shall be opened to inspection by representatives of the department at all of the following times:
DWD 301.07(23)(a)1. 1. Normal daytime business hours for investigation of employers' records.
DWD 301.07(23)(a)2. 2. Between sunrise and sunset for investigation of all other matters.
DWD 301.07(23)(b) (b) A migrant labor inspector of the department 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.
DWD 301.07(24) (24) Posting of rules. A copy of this section prepared by the department in English, and in the language of the occupants if other than English, shall be posted in the migrant labor camp or where the occupants report for work in a place easily seen by the occupants. The copy shall state where copies of the rules under this section may be obtained.
DWD 301.07 History 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; CR 23-030: r. and recr. (1) (title), renum. (1) (a) to (1) (a) and (ar) and am., cr. (1) (ag), (aw), am. (1) (c) to (f), cr. (1) (g), am. (2), renum. (3) to (1m) and am., am. (4), r. (5) (title), renum. (5) (a), (b), (c), (d) to DWD 301.015 (3), (4), (19), (22) and, as renumbered. am. (4), (22), renum. (6) (a) to (6) (ar) and am., cr. (6) (ag), am. (6) (b) (intro.), 2., 3., cons. (6) (c) and (d) and renum. to (6) (c) and am., r. (6) (e), am. (6) (f), (7) (a) to (c), cr. (8) (bm), am. (8) (c) to (e), renum. (8) (f) 1., 2., 3., (9) (a) (intro.), 1. to (8) (f) 1. (intro.) and a., b., 3. (intro.), (9) (ar) (intro.), 1. and am., r. (9) (a) 2. a., b., cr. (9) (ag), r. (9) (c), am. (9) (d), r. (9) (e), cr. (9) (f), (g), am. (10) (a), (b), renum. (11) (a) to (11) (a) (intro.) and am., r. (11) (a) 1., r. and recr. (11) (a) 2., am. (11) (a) 3., (b), (c) (intro.), (d), (e), renum. (11) (f) 1. to (11) (fm), am. (11) (i), (12), (13) (a), (c), (g), (h), (14) (b), (d), (h), (15) (a), (c), renum. (15) (d) to (15) (d) (intro.) and am., am. (15) (d) 1., 2., (e), (f), (h), r. (15) (m), am. (16) (a) to (d), (f), (i) to (k), cons. (16) (L) and (o) and renum. to (16) (L) and am., am. (16) (p), r. (16) (q), cr. (16) (r), am. (17) (a) (intro.), 1., r. (17) (a) 3., cr. (17) (a) 3m., am. (17) (a) 4., cr. (17) (a) 7., am. (17) (b) (intro.), r. (17) (b) 3., cr. (17) (b) 3m., am. (17) (b) 7., (d) (intro.) 1., 7., 8., 16., 19., am. (18) (a), cons. (18) (b) and (c) and renum. (18) (b) and am., am. (18) (d), cr. (20) (bm), (dm), am. (20) (e), (21) (title), (b), (c), (e), (em) 1. (intro.), a., 2., r. (21) (em) 4., am. (21) (f), (h), renum. (21) (i) to (21) (i) (intro.) and am., cr. (21) (i) 1. to 19., r. (21) (j), (k), am. (22) (a), (b), (c) (intro.), 1., 2., 4., renum. (23) (a) to (23) (a) (intro.) and am., cr. (23) (a) 1., 2., am. (23) (b), (24) Register January 2024 No. 817, eff. 2-1-24, except am. (15) (c), (16) (c) effective 1-1-28; correction in (6) (ag) 4. made under s. 35.17, Stats., Register January 2024 No. 817.
DWD 301.075 DWD 301.075Disease and illness prevention and control.
DWD 301.075(1)(1)Camp operators, employers, and migrant labor contractors shall comply with s. 252.05 (3), Stats., and, upon identification of a migrant worker's case or suspected case of a communicable disease, make a report to a local health officer as required under s. DHS 145.04 (3).
DWD 301.075 Note Note: An explanation of the communicable disease reporting requirements under s. DHS 145.04 (3) is available at https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/disease/reporting.htm.
DWD 301.075(2) (2)A camp operator shall do all of the following:
DWD 301.075(2)(a) (a) Report to a local health officer a migrant worker's case of suspected food poisoning or an unusual prevalence in a migrant labor camp of any illness in which fever, diarrhea, sore throat, vomiting, jaundice, productive cough, weight loss, runny nose, eye irritation, body aches, fatigue, headache, or shortness of breath is a prominent symptom.
DWD 301.075(2)(b) (b) Prohibit any individual with a communicable disease from preparing, cooking, serving, or handling food, foodstuffs, or materials in any kitchen or dining room operated in connection with a migrant labor camp or regularly used by occupants.
DWD 301.075(2)(c) (c) Provide written procedures for the temporary isolation of sick or injured occupants, including procedures for ensuring that, when required, space is available for the temporary isolation, which may include rooms in hotels, motels, or tourist rooming houses that are licensed under s. ATCP 72.04.
DWD 301.075(2)(d) (d) Suitably isolate any person reasonably suspected of having a communicable disease for the amount of time recommended by public health authorities.
DWD 301.075 History History: CR 23-030: cr. Register January 2024 No. 817, eff. 2-1-24.
DWD 301.08 DWD 301.08Wages.
DWD 301.08(1)(1)For purposes of s. 103.93 (1) (a), Stats., payment of wages by check or draft includes payment by direct deposit. Checks or drafts shall be made payable to the order of individual workers for whom payment is being made.
DWD 301.08 Note Note: Section 103.91 (1) (a), Stats., requires wage to be paid in U.S. currency or by check or draft.
DWD 301.08(2) (2)For purposes of s. 103.93 (1) (b), Stats., “termination of the period of employment for which the worker was employed" includes termination by either party for whatever reason.
DWD 301.08 Note Note: Section 103.93 (1) (b), Stats., generally requires every employer to pay in full all wages due any migrant worker within 3 days after the termination of the period of employment for which the worker was employed. Section 103.915 (5), Stats., provides for an exception to this requirement.
DWD 301.08(3) (3) Partial payment under s. 103.93 (1) (b), Stats., is prohibited unless the employer is unable to determine the amount of piece rate wages owed a worker because of a lack of confirmation from a processor buyer.
DWD 301.08(4) (4)Any additional wages due a worker under s. 103.92 (1) (b), Stats., shall be paid within 2 days after such wages are determined.
DWD 301.08(5)(a)(a) Every employer shall furnish to each migrant worker an individual wage statement for each pay period at the time of payment. A wage statement may not combine information on wages earned by multiple members of a family. Wage statements shall show the amount of gross and net wages paid by the employer to the worker, the number of hours worked, and the amount of and reason for each deduction from the wages of the worker. A reasonable coding system may be used by an employer.
DWD 301.08(5)(b) (b) If an employer electronically furnishes a migrant worker an individual wage statement under par. (a), the employer shall furnish a paper copy of the statement to the migrant worker upon the migrant worker's request.
DWD 301.08(6) (6)Authorizations for deductions or withholding from wages must be specific as to the amount and reason for the deduction. A general statement authorizing the employer to make deductions for future loans, services, loss, or damage to property shall be invalid.
DWD 301.08 History History: Cr. Register, April, 1978, No. 268, eff. 5-1-78; renum. from, Ind 201.08, Register, February, 1993, No. 446, eff. 3-1-93; cr. (7), Register, December, 1997, No. 504, eff. 1-1-98; CR 07-018: am. (5) Register December 2007 No. 624, eff. 1-1-08; CR 23-030: am. (1) to (3), renum. (5) to (5) (a) and am., cr. (5) (b), am. (6), r. (7) Register January 2024 No. 817, eff. 2-1-24.
DWD 301.09 DWD 301.09Field sanitation standards.
Published under s. 35.93, Stats. Updated on the first day of each month. Entire code is always current. The Register date on each page is the date the chapter was last published.