Farm Labor Workers Compensation in SC
Farmworkers encounter many safety hazards in the course of performing their jobs in South Carolina’s fields, farms and agricultural operations. Farmworkers work outdoors in all types of weather including extreme heat. They are exposed to hazardous pesticides and herbicides. They operate large farm machinery and may sustain a crush injury if an arm or leg gets caught in the machinery. They drive slow-moving tractors and other equipment on the road and may be injured in a traffic accident.