Module 3: PowerPoint Slides Transcripts
Module 3: Liability
Slide 1: Liability
Slide 2: Liability Protection Insurance
Authorized volunteers have the same liability protection as an employee when engaged in an Extension activity at the time an incident occurs.
Slide 3: Liability Coverage
What is, and what isn’t, covered if volunteer or University is sued.
Slide 4: To make sure you are covered
- Make sure your name is listed at your county office as an authorized Extension volunteer
- Discuss with your Extension staff contact what activities are appropriate for you to undertake
- Make sure activities you undertake are appropriate and that your Extension staff contact knows when they are happening and under what circumstances.
Slide 5: Accident Insurance
Not provided by the University. Some local events may offer coverage – your local Extension office will have that information.
Slide 6: Automobile Liability Coverage
What the University covers for employees and volunteers
Slide 7: Senior Companion Program
Specific volunteer requirements for vehicle use
Slides 8-9: State Law & Automobile Liability Coverage
In the event of an accident, these are the steps you must follow:
- report the accident to your county Extension contact person and ask him/her to contact the office of the Financial Administrator;
- file a Driver’s Report of a Traffic Accident, available from the police, with the Secretary of State’s office within 48 hours; and
- send a copy of the accident report to the office of the Financial Administrator, UMaine Cooperative Extension, 5741 Libby Hall, Orono, ME 04469-5741.
Slide 10: FMI
Link for more information
Slide 11: Making Connections
Outreach and communication guidelines
Slide 12: 4-H: