When an employee becomes seriously injured on the job, the employee’s supervisor will attempt to notify a member of the family, or an individual of close relationship, as soon as the employee’s supervisor becomes aware of the injury.
If possible, an employee may administer emergency or minor first aid. An injured employee will be turned over to the care of the employee's family or qualified medical employees as quickly as possible. The school district is not responsible for medical treatment of an injured employee.
It is the responsibility of the employee injured on the job to inform the district within twenty-four hours of the occurrence. It is the responsibility of the employee to file an accident report within twenty-four hours after the injury.
It is the responsibility of the district office to file worker’s comp claims.
Date Board Adopted: 12/18/2017
Date Board Updated/Reviewed: 12/18/2017
Legal Reference: Iowa Code §§ 85; 279.40; 613.17 (2013). 1972 Op. Att'y Gen. 177.