Policies & Union Contracts
Collective Bargaining Organizations
Click here to access the following union contracts:
Council 94, AFSCME (Master Agreement)
Howard Union of Teachers (HUT)
United Nurses and Allied Professional (UNAP)
RI Allialnce of Social Services Employees, Local 580 (RIASSE)
Workplace Injuries Policy
Injured Employee Must:
- Report job related injuries
promptly to the supervisor
- Notify the College Office of Human Resources of the injury by the end of the workday.
- Call the Department of Security/Safety
(8201) TDD (8211), when first-aid or accident and give the exact location of the injured worker.) Wait for security to arrive if you are not certified in first-aid or EMT.
- Document how the worker was injured on the supervisor's report.
- Report the incident to the Office of Human Resources.
- In the event an injured worker is suffering a life threatening emergency (or perceived life threatening emergency) please
call 911 first and
THEN call Security and Safety at
8201. Examples of some life threatening emergencies: unconscious, not properly breathing or severely bleeding. Clearly state the nature of the accident and give the exact location of the injured worker. Stay with the injured worker until Security and/or the ambulance arrives.
- In all other emergencies, call
8201 (Security and Safety) first. The Department of Security and Safety will assess the emergency then call
911 or Health Services. Clearly state the nature of the accident and give the exact location of the injured worker. Stay with the injured worker until Security and/or the ambulance or Health Services arrives
- If possible, notify the injured worker's supervisor.
- Any co-worker that witnesses the accident may be assigned administrative leave by the supervisor to accompany the injured worker to the emergency medical facility in order to provide medical personnel with accurate information.
The Department of Security/Safety –
Responding Officer will:
- Administer first-aid or emergency medical treatment as required.
- Advise the injured worker if additional medical attention is required and arrange transportation for the injured employee to an emergency medical facility.
- File an incident report with the Department of Security/Safety and notify the Office of Human Resources.
The College Office of Human Resources will:
- Review reports filed by the injured worker, the supervisor, and Security.
- Interview the injured worker, the supervisor, and all witnesses to determine factual information.
- Report the injury to the Division of Workers' Compensation.
- Review and submit medical information and reports to Workers' Compensation.
- Maintain records on all Workers' Compensation claim filed.
- Monitor the medical progress and explore transitional return-to-work programs for employees returning to the workplace.
- Recommend preventative actions and offer safety education programs.