2017 California Code
Labor Code - LAB
DIVISION 5 - SAFETY IN EMPLOYMENT
PART 1 - OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH
CHAPTER 3 - Responsibilities and Duties of Employers and Employees
Section 6413.

Universal Citation: CA Labor Code § 6413 (2017)
6413.  

(a) The Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, and every physician or surgeon who attends any injured state prisoner, shall file with the Division of Occupational Safety and Health a complete report, on forms prescribed under Sections 6409 and 6409.1, of every injury to each state prisoner, resulting from any labor performed by the prisoner unless disability resulting from such injury does not last through the day or does not require medical service other than ordinary first aid treatment.

(b) Where the injury results in death a report, in addition to the report required by subdivision (a), shall forthwith be made by the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to the Division of Occupational Safety and Health by telephone or telegraph.

(c) Except as provided in Section 6304.2, nothing in this section or in this code shall be deemed to make a prisoner an employee, for any purpose, of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

(d) Notwithstanding subdivision (a), no physician or surgeon who attends any injured state prisoner outside of a Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation institution shall be required to file the report required by subdivision (a), but the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation shall file the report.

(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 46, Sec. 113. (SB 1038) Effective June 27, 2012.)

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