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If an Injury Occurs...
- Employees should report an occupational injury to their supervisor immediately and seek medical care when necessary, see the list of Medical Treatment Facilities.
- Report an Injury using Incident Reporting tool or EFR (Employer's First Report of Injury) on R'Space or go directly to the EFR Portal.
- If you have any questions, please contact the Workers’ Compensation Office: firstname.lastname@example.org
- An injury can also be reported after normal business hours by calling the 1-800 Workers’ Compensation Claim Reporting Hotline (1-877-682-7778). This is a National Intake Center that is utilized by systemwide. This National Intake Center operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Once an injury is reported to the National Intake Center, the center will send an e-mail to the Workers’ Compensation office within 24 hours of the call.
- Note: If an accident results in an employee being hospitalized, other than for observation, for 24 hours or more, or a loss of a limb (amputation) or loss of life, notify the Workers’ Compensation Office and EH&S immediately. EH&S must report these types of accidents to OSHA within 8 hours of the event
- The employee should notify their supervisor prior to going to a doctor and any physical therapy appointments, and keep their supervisor informed on the status of their injury/claim.
- Always send the doctor’s notes and correspondence to the Workers’ Compensation Office.
- If the employee pays or receives a bill, forward the bill or receipt to the Workers’ Compensation Office.
Report a Work-Related Injury/Illness
Employees should report an occupational injury to their supervisor immediately and seek medical care when necessary, see the list of Medical Treatment Facilities.
- When the treating physician releases an employee with a work restriction, the supervisor should contact the Disability Management Coordinator to discuss the transitional return to work.
- If the injury / illness involves a loss of days, and the leave qualifies as Family Medical Leave (FML), the supervisor should provide an FML notice and paperwork within 3 business days along with the Workers Compensation Election Form.
- Please read the Workers’ Compensation Policy: Campus Policy Number 600-85 for a thorough description of process and procedures.
- Go directly to the EFR Portal
- Employer’s First Report (EFR)
- EFR Reporting Procedure
- Family Medical Leave (FML)
- Incident Reporting tool
- List of Medical Treatment Facilities
- Workers Compensation Election Form