All District 518 staff is covered under worker’s compensation, our provider is Ram Mutual Insurance Company. When an employee is injured on the job, it is important to complete the first report of injury document within the first 24 hours of the injury. If your injury causes you to seek medical attention, the Ram Mutual Team will assist you through the process to cover the medical expenses.
The purpose of workers’ compensation laws is to provide:
Coverage of medical expenses for treatment of injuries or occupational illness.
Income protection for employees who must be absent from work because of occupational illness or injury.
Limited compensation for serious permanent injury such as loss of limb or loss of life.