City of Charlottesville, VA Fire
|Chapter:||IV - General Administration|
|Subject:||Citizen Accidents - City Property|
To provide Fire Department members with guidelines concerning citizen accidents and injuries which occur on City property.
A. Private citizens who are injured in accidents which occur on City property shall receive immediate medical attention.
B. The Fire Battalion Chief and Deputy Fire Chief shall be promptly notified of any citizen accidents occurring on Fire Department property.
C. No Fire Department employee shall sign or make any statement admitting City liability.
D. The incident shall be promptly referred to the Charlottesville City Attorney's Office.
Includes all citizen injuries occurring on City property or involved in accidents with City employees or on property under the control of City employees.
A. All Fire Department members who observe or are involved with citizen injuries falling within the scope of this policy shall take initiative action and act within the guidelines of this policy.
B. The Fire Battalion Chief, Deputy Fire Chief or Fire Chief shall contact the City Attorney.
A. Administer emergency medical care as is necessary and available.
B. Call for medical assistance as needed.
C. Make proper notifications in accordance with policy (see 9.02 - Policy).
D. Do not sign or make any statement which admits City liability.
E. Cooperate with Charlottesville City investigators.
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