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ACCIDENTS AT THE WORKPLACE


Employer Responsibilities

  

Accidents Requiring Medical Attention

              Preparation

  • review responsibilities and procedures with teacher
  • provide placement specific safety training

              First Response

  • ensure that First Aid is given
  • transport the student to the hospital or doctor’s office
  • ensure that the student’s school is notified immediately
  • note time of injury, time injury reported, any medical care given and witnesses

              Follow-Up

  • provide the student’s teacher with details of the accident to assist the teacher with required reports
  • may, if requested by the teacher and if feasible, provide a modified work plan in consultation with the teacher
  • review with the student any safety factors or training in order to minimize the possibility of a reoccurrence

  

Accidents Requiring First Aid Only

              First Response

  • provide first aid
  • ensure that the student’s school has been informed
  • note time of injury, time injury reported, first aid provided, witnesses

              Follow-up

  • observe student for any further medical/work modification needs
  • review with the student any safety factors or training in order to minimize the possibility of a reoccurrence

 

Student Responsibilities

Accidents Requiring Medical Attention

              Preparation

  • learn procedures and their purpose
  • complete placement specific safety training

              First Response

  • immediately inform the supervisor of the accident
  • contact teacher or school office as soon as possible, on the day of the accident

              Follow-up

  • sign the WSIB Consent to Report form and assist the teacher with reporting the details of the accident
  • keep the teacher informed if absence from the workplace will extend beyond the day of the accident due to your workplace injury, as noted by the doctor
  • if the doctor indicates that you may return to your work placement with modified duties, your teacher will provide you with a WSIB Functional Abilities form to be completed by your doctor to assist your teacher and workplace supervisor in making the necessary modifications

Accidents Requiring First Aid Only

              First Response

  • immediately inform workplace supervisor of accident
  • inform teacher as soon as possible on the day of the accident

              Follow-up

  • immediately inform workplace supervisor and teacher of any subsequent medical and/or work modification needs

 

Note: Students placed as teacher aids in a classroom or shop in a school, do not require a “WSIB Consent to Report” form since they are not covered by WSIB. An OSBIE Incident Report Form will be filed by the student’s school.

 

 

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Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board
156 Ann Street, Belleville, Ontario Canada K8N 3L3
Toll-free: +1 800 267-4350
Phone: +1 613 966-1170
Fax: +1 613 961-2003

© Hastings and Prince Edward District School Board
2007 All rights reserved