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As a condition of employment and continued employment, you will be required to comply with the following safe working practices: 1. To follow established corporate/community/departmental safety policies and procedures. 2. To report any work-related accident or injury to your supervisor as soon as it occurs. 3. If treatment is needed for a work-related injury: c. On the initial visit, employee will take a WorkersÊ Compensation Referral form to the treating medical provider and report the outcome of the visit back to their supervisor. 4. Obtain assistance or use a lifting device, if available, for all residents who require lifting. 5. Wear all personal protective safety equipment as required by your job duties, including, but not limited to, non-skid shoes, goggles, gowns, gloves, etc. 6. Follow established corporate/community exposure control safety policies and procedures. 7. Never operate community equipment/machinery unless trained and authorized to do so. 8. Failure on an employee's part to follow the above policies could result in corrective action up to and including dismissal. According to the General Statutes of the Workers' Compensation Law, compensation benefits could be reduced for any injury which occurs because of a failure to follow established safety procedures. You are insured for on-the-job injuries by WorkersÊ Compensation, without cost to you. You are responsible for reporting all occurrences of accidents and injuries immediately to your supervisor, or another member of management if your supervisor is not available. This will allow for completion of the required reports in a timely manner and ensures you receive the proper medical attention. Information regarding medical providers is governed by each stateÊs Industrial Commission: • North Carolina employees: You are responsible to accept the medical treatment provided by the Company or a local physician referred to by the Company. • Virginia employees: Employee must select a medical provider from a panel of three (3) physicians provided by the Company. Panels are posted in each community. a. Immediately notify employer of the need for treatment; b. Follow employer instructions regarding medical treatment; WORKERSÊ COMPENSATION


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