West Clermont Local School District
Administrative Guidelines
 

5340A - STUDENT ACCIDENT/ILLNESS

In the event of a student accident or illness, staff members shall:

 

A.

if properly trained, administer first aid;

   
 

B.

report the accident to the appropriate administrator;

   
 

C.

summon professional medical assistance, if needed;

   
 

D.

notify the parents as soon as possible by telephone or written report;

   
 

E.

contact parents immediately if the accident or illness indicates professional medical care is required;

   
 

F.

record on the Student Accident Form 5340 F1, as soon as possible, all pertinent facts concerning the accident and submit it to the Principalís office.

School personnel shall not diagnose illness or administer medication of any kind except in accordance with Policy 5336 and/or AG 5330.

Records are to be kept on all injuries requiring medical attention which occur while students are on school property, in school buildings, on the way to or from school, or at school-sponsored activities.

A copy of the Student Accident Report form is to be filed with the carrier of the District's liability insurance when requested. (see Form 5340 F1 or Form 5340 F2)

Each principal shall prepare in-building procedures for dealing with illness at school which ensure prompt attention to the child and proper communication with the parents.

For concussions and head injuries, see Policy 2431 and AG 2431C. Teachers or coaches who suspect a student has been concussed shall record on the Student Accident Form 5340 F1, as soon as possible, all pertinent facts concerning the incident and submit it to the School Health Aide office and the District Nurse notified.

Revised 10/30/13
Revised 2/10/15

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