Assumption of Risk & Release of Liability
This Assumption of Risk and Release of Liability Form (the “Agreement”) is entered into by and between (the “Participant” or “I”) and Hope’s Harvest RI on the date of acceptance. I hereby give my consent and agree to take part in the gleaning project (the “Trips”). In consideration of my participation, I understand that I am fully responsible for any injuries which may incur during these events.
I understand that participation in the Trips involves farm work and/or backyard harvesting work which includes physical labor and, among other things, may include exposure to the elements, farm and harvesting tools, biological elements and agricultural chemicals. Participant understands that such participation presents a risk of injury, and I agree to assume any and all risk for injuries arising out of, or related to, participation in the Trips and understand that Hope’s Harvest RI, its fiscal sponsor (Farm Fresh Rhode Island), and their employees, directors, volunteers, and community partners (E.g. farmers) “Released Parties” shall NOT be responsible or liable for any injury, damage, loss or expense to me and/or my property incurred as a result of my participation in the Trips.
Participant may or may not have had previous participation experience in the Trips. I understand that participation in the Trips may involve certain risks, including but not limited to personal and/or bodily injury, mental and/or emotional damage, or other injury, as well as damage to personal property. I agree that I have no physical or emotional conditions that may prevent me from fully participating in the event. I understand and agree that the Released Parties cannot be expected to control all possible risks but may need to respond to accidents and potential emergency situations. Therefore, Participant hereby gives consent for any medical treatment that may be required during my attendance with the understanding that the cost of any such treatment will be my responsibility.
Participant understands that this Agreement is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the laws of the State of Rhode Island, and Participant agrees that if any portion is held invalid, the remainder will continue in full legal force and effect. Participant further agrees that the venue for any legal proceedings shall be in the State of Rhode Island. Further, this Agreement constitutes the final, exclusive agreement between the Parties regarding Assumption of Risk and Release of Liability. If Participant is under the age of 18, clicking “Yes” indicates that the parent or guardian has read, understood, and also commits the participant to the conditions of this Agreement.
I HAVE READ THE ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY FORM IN ITS ENTIRETY AND UNDERSTAND THE TERMS AND LEGAL SIGNIFICANCE. This waiver is freely and voluntarily given with the understanding that right to legal recourse is knowingly given up in return for allowing my participation in the Trips.