Every emergency management worker shall, with respect to the performance of his duties as such emergency management worker, be in the employment of the state or political subdivision for purposes of sections 4123.01 to 4123.94 of the Revised Code, and every emergency management worker or, in case of death, his dependents shall be entitled to the benefits payable on account of total disability, loss of member, or death as accorded by such sections to employees covered by its provisions. No payment for such disability, loss of member, or death shall be made unless a claim is filed within one year of the date of the accidental injury causing the total disability, loss of member, or death. If an injury claim is filed within the said one year period and the claimant subsequently dies, his dependents shall file any death claim based on such injury within six months after the death or be forever barred.
Cite as R.C. § 4123.032
History. Effective Date: 09-29-1994