Injury Report Information

 

All Injuries at work must be reported to AN immediate supervisor.

  • The supervisor and employee jointly determine one of the following courses of treatment, (depending on acuity):
    1. Assess situation:
      1. Provide on-the-spot first aid, OR,
      2. Kilgore Firefighters are all EMT's.  Utilize them, OR,
      3. Transport Injured Worker to an Approved Medical Provider, OR,
      4. Call 911 EMS response, OR,
      5. Immediately obtain medical attention from a licensed Medical provider preferably, if possible, in a progressive order of acuity.
    2. A Kilgore based medical clinic or after hours Urgent Care Center.
    3. Longview Occupational Medicine (Especially if the Injury is going to require follow-up care).
    4. Good Shepherd Emergency Room.
  • Supervisor and Employee will determine work load from the provider’s written determination, (Home/Light Duty/Full Duty).
  • IF a Medical provider was seen, the Medical provider will determine employee’s ability and timing regarding a return to a “normal” work schedule, or if a follow-up is needed.
    1. Supervisor and Employee will determine work load from the provider’s written determination, (Home/Light Duty/Full Duty)
  • An injured worker is responsible to follow medical advice on and off he job.
    1. If an employee cannot work for the city they cannot be working in a part-time position elsewhere, without jeopardizing their employment and the WC claim.
  • Supervisor will monitor progress and be prepared to report, as needed, until employee has returned to Full Duty. A work release and date are needed to close case.

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