Are volunteers covered under workers’ compensation?
Authorized volunteers at any state agency are provided coverage for medical benefits only if they are injured within the course and scope of their duties as assigned by the agency. Since they are not receiving compensation, they would not qualify for the weekly wage portion of the benefits. Documentation of a volunteer’s personal information, duties or job description and name of supervisor is required.
Does state insurance cover personal vehicles?
When an employee uses his/her personal automobile for Official State business, the employee’s personal automobile insurance is primary. The State provides excess liability coverage over the limits carried on personal vehicles only while the vehicle is being used on State business. ORM also provides up to $1,000 deductible on collision losses only when the personal vehicle is being used on State Business.
Can a non-state employee ride in a state vehicle?
Unauthorized individuals should not be transported in University-owned or rental vehicles. Approval of exceptions to this policy may be made by the traveler’s supervisor if he/she determines that the best interest of the University will be served and if the passenger (or passenger’s guardian) signs a Hold Harmless Agreement form acknowledging the fact that the University assumes no liability for any loss, injury, or death resulting from said travel.
Students shall not be authorized to drive university-owned vehicles for use on official university business if the student is not an employee with the university.
Proof of auto insurance for state vehicles
Proof of insurance for state vehicles is required by law to be kept in the automobile. To obtain a current proof of insurance, please contact this office.
Are state employees provided bond coverage?
All State employees are automatically provided bond coverage upon hire, whether or not their specific position handles money, and if they have never committed any dishonest acts. Bond coverage will not apply to the employee who, in the past, has been involved in dishonest acts involving money or property, whether on or off the job.
What is the difference between bond coverage and crime coverage?
Bond coverage applies to thefts and fraudulent acts made by State employees against their agencies. Crime coverage applies when a third party enters a property by force and steals money or property.