Human Resources and Office of Institutional Equity

Worker's Compensation

Worker's compensation provides protection for all university employees, including student workers, who acquire a work-related injury or illness. Employees are protected while carrying out assigned job duties both on the premises and while traveling on university business. Coverage is provided, with certain limitations, for medical expenses, time an employee is unable to work and any permanent impairment.

If you are injured on the job:

  1. Seek medical Assistance
  2. Notify supervisor if possible

If you are the supervisor for an employee injured on the job:

  1. Send employee for treatment, if necessary
  2. Complete an injury report form
  3. Injuries will be managed by JWF
  4. Process leave form, if required
  5. Follow-up