When an employee experiences an injury or illness arising in the course of his or her work duties for the University, it is important for University procedures be strictly followed in order to ensure the employee receives prompt medical attention. Immediate notice of the injury or illness allows for a vigorous investigation of the claim to begin and a timely determination to be made concerning compensability, causation, and prevention.
To report work-related incidents:
- Immediately report accident/incident to supervisor
- Promptly seek medical care as needed
- Thoroughly complete and sign the First Report of Injury/Illness
* The First Report of Injury should be completed by the employee within 24 hours. The First Report of Injury Form includes Workers' Compensation Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) as well as instructions for how to submit an Injury/Illness Report.