Guidance Letter G-050
CLEVELAND STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Cleveland, Tennessee
SUBJECT: Procedures to be Followed in Case of Accidents Involving Personal Injury
The purpose of this regulation is to establish procedures to be followed when an accident occurs on campus involving personal injury to students, employees, or guests of the college.
Procedures to Follow
- When accidents involving serious personal injury occur on campus, “911” should be called immediately. Campus Police should be notified after contact with “911” to assist in directing emergency vehicles to appropriate locations.
After appropriate assistance has been provided to the injured persons, the following procedures are to be followed in making an official report of accidents for the permanent record of the college.
- Accidents involving personal injury to students of the college should be reported to Campus Police and the Office of the Vice President for Student Services.
- Accidents involving personal injury to guests of the college should be reported to Campus Police and the office of the Vice President for Finance and Administration.
- Accidents involving personal injury to employees should be reported to the immediate supervisor of the employee. It will be the supervisor's responsibility, along with the employee, to call the Workplace Injury & First Notice of Loss Call Center at 1-866-245-8588. After the call and appropriate assistance has been provided to the injured person(s), the supervisor should notify Campus Police and provide details of the accident to the office of the Vice President for Finance and Administration.
State Claim Procedures:
The Finance and Administration Office, as well as Campus Police, has the necessary forms required to file a claim against the State of Tennessee for personal injury or loss.
Source: Prior ClSCC Guidance Letter 87-1; February 23, 1987
Revised: January 1, 1993; October 11, 1996; July 11,2001
Revision Approved: Cabinet Meeting February 9, 2016.