(1) Each inmate not enrolled in a full-time
training or rehabilitative program shall be assigned work consistent with his
(her) physical and mental capacity and security needs of the individual. He
(she) shall be required to perform whatever work is assigned, such as work
essential to the operation of the institution, maintenance of public roads,
support of public works, or performance of such other tasks as are assigned by
institutional authorities and are within the legal prerogatives of the State
Board of Corrections.
inmate assigned to a work detail shall be placed under the degree of
supervision which is consistent with his (her) individual security
classification. The Correctional Officer or Supervisor in charge of each work
detail shall be charged with the responsibility for maintaining custody,
assuring discipline, achieving productivity, the care, control and maintenance
of equipment, and the safety of both inmates and the general public.
(3) Should an inmate become physically or
mentally incapable of performing his (her) assigned work or become a threat to
the safety or security of others while on work details, the Correctional
Officer or Supervisor in charge shall remove the inmate from the assignment and
report the situation to his (her) superior.
(4) Should an inmate be injured or become ill
while on a work assignment, the Correctional Officer or Supervisor in charge
shall remove the inmate from the work assignment and provide necessary first
aid. If an emergency, the Correctional Officer or Supervisor shall assure that
the inmate is promptly transported to the institutional infirmary or to the
nearest medical facility or doctor having appropriate emergency
(5) In an inmate who
is physically capable of accomplishing his (her) assigned tasks refuses to
perform the prescribed duties, the Correctional Officer or Supervisor concerned
shall report the inmate to his (her) supervisor and complete whatever reports
are required by his (her) superior and Chapter 125-3-2.
(6) An inmate may be detailed to accompany a
Warden/Superintendent or a Correctional Officer on an official trip away from
the institution if the services of the inmate are essential to or supportive of
the official function to be achieved. No inmate shall accompany a
Warden/Superintendent or Correctional Officer as a matter of
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 125-3-5-.03
Ga. Constitution 1983,
Art. XI, Sec. I, O.C.G.A. Secs.
Rule entitled "Work
Requirements" adopted as R. 415-3-5-.03. F. Nov. 14,
1984; eff. Dec. 4, 1984, renumbered as R.
June 28, 1985; eff.
July 20, 1985, as specified by
Amended: F. Mar. 6,
2003; eff. Mar. 26, 2003.