Some employee activities prohibit an injury to be covered by workers compensation.
Indiana Code 22-3-2-8. Bars to compensation — Knowing misconduct — Self-inflicted injury — Intoxication — Burden of proof.
No compensation is allowed for an injury or death due to the employee's knowingly self-inflicted injury, his intoxication, his commission of an offense, his knowing failure to use a safety appliance, his knowing failure to obey a reasonable written or printed rule of the employer which has been posted in a conspicuous position in the place of work, or his knowing failure to perform any statutory duty. The burden of proof is on the defendant.
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