Policy Code: EBBB
Adoption Date: Tuesday, December 17th, 2013
ACCIDENT REPORTS – EMPLOYEES
The injured employee shall report immediately to Company Nurse, and within twenty-four (24) hours to the district office each accident to an employee while engaged in work relative to his/her job assignment. The employee shall obtain treatment if needed for work related injuries and illnesses from one of the following designated providers: WorkMed, Urgent Care (ER), or Instacare, if after WorkMed hours. Workers’ Compensation Insurance will not be responsible for payment of costs incurred if employee is seen by a non-designated provider. In the event of an injury the employee must follow the following procedures.
Injured worker notifies supervisor.
Injured worker/Supervisor immediately calls Company Nurse Injury Hotline. If the employee does not want to seek medical treatment, Company Nurse still needs to be notified.
Company Nurse gathers information over the phone and helps injured worker access appropriate medical treatment if needed. Company Nurse will immediately send information regarding the accident to the facility the employee has been referred to.
Once medical treatment is sought, the injured employee is required to complete an Employees Statement Regarding Accident form and return it to the district office within twenty-four (24) hours of the accident. These forms are available through your school office or the district office.
Workers’ Compensation will be paid in accordance with schedules established by the Workers’ Compensation Fund. The district office will report accidents to the appropriate government agencies.
The District’s group medical insurance company will not pay for injuries that are job related. Such cases must be handled by the Workers’ Compensation Fund.