Guidance Letter G-050

CLEVELAND STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Cleveland, Tennessee

SUBJECT:  Procedures to be Followed in Case of Accidents Involving Personal Injury

  1. General
    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.     
  2. Procedures to Follow
    1. When accidents involving personal injury occur on campus, “911” should be called immediately.  Campus security should be notified after contact with “911” to assist in directing emergency vehicles to appropriate locations.
    2. 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.
      1. Accidents involving personal injury to students of the college should be reported to the Office of the Vice President for Student Services.
      2. Accidents involving personal injury to guests of the college should be reported to the office of the Vice President for Finance and Administration.
      3. Accidents involving personal injury to employees should be reported to the immediate supervisor of the employee.  It will be the supervisor's responsibility to file an employee accident report within twenty-four hours with the Office of the Vice President for Finance and Administration.  The injured employee or his/her supervisor should immediately call Sedgwick James of Tennessee (800) 526-2305 for further instructions.
  3. Claims Assistance
    The Finance and Administration Office will assist anyone injured in completing the necessary forms required to file a claim against the State of Tennessee for personal injury.

 

Source:  Prior ClSCC Guidance Letter 87-1; February 23, 1987

Revised:  January 1, 1993; October 11, 1996; July 11,2001