Work-related injuries and illnesses are covered by workers’ compensation insurance, and require you to follow the steps below to qualify for medical and lost wage coverage. Please contact Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) at extension 5166 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or need more information.
Call Public Safety at extension 7911 for emergency treatment and transport. (Employees should not drive themselves or each other to the Emergency Room.)
Examples: fracture, severe cuts/cuts that might need stitches, chest pain, breathing difficulty, concussion, sprain/strain that prevents walking, chemical in eye.
Notify your supervisor as soon as possible. The employee or supervisor contacts Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) at x 5166 (or page via Public Safety) to arrange an appointment with a health care provider listed on the College’s Panel of Designated Workers’ Compensation Medical Care Providers.
Examples: Back or muscle strain, minor cuts that aren’t healing well, sprains, bruises, repetitive motion injuries, persistent soreness after minor injury.
Employees can often be seen by a panel member the same day.
When in Doubt or if care is required outside of regular business hours, go to the nearest emergency room.
Complete and submit the Report of Work Related Injury or Illness form as soon as possible.
(Briefly summarized. Contact EHS for further details.)