Responding to Injury-Causing Incidents on Campus: An Audit Guide
Why Read This?
How your K-12 school, college, or university responds to injury-causing incidents on campus is critical for mitigating the impact of those incidents. United Educators’ (UE's) claims experience shows a well-executed response by an institution to a reported injury can significantly impact the value and likelihood of related claims. Use this guide to audit and improve your institution’s response to a variety of injury-causing incidents.
- Promote a prompt and thorough response to incident reports by reviewing and revising your policies’ reporting practices.
- A good investigation is a critical component of effective incident response and is an opportunity to identify and prevent a risk from causing further harm.
- One of the most important ways to mitigate expenses and potential legal exposure is by selecting appropriate legal counsel for your institution’s defense.