Workers Compensation & Campus Accident/Incident/Hazard

Accident/Incident Reporting

EMPLOYEES: Faculty, Staff, and On-Campus Student Employees*.

Utah Tech University provides workers compensation insurance through Workers Compensation Fund of Utah Every employee is eligible to receive worker’s compensation for an injury sustained while on the job (UT Policy 345).

All employees are covered by State Industrial Insurance. This provides for hospital costs, physician’s fees and weekly benefit payments while absent from work due to injury incurred while at work. The entire cost is borne by Utah Tech University.

*A special request must be made for students working in approved clinical facilities so general liability coverage policies are current to ensure appropriate state and facility coverage. Contact Human Resources immediately for additional information.

 

NOTIFICATION OF AN ON CAMPUS ACCIDENT/INCIDENT FOR STUDENTS, VISITORS, VENDORS, and CONTRACTORS

Any risky, unsafe act or condition, lack of organization preparedness or training, management deficiencies or policy infractions that potentially or does result in injury, property damaged, and/or harm to the University or its stakeholder need to be reported and documented using this Incident/Injury Report as soon as possible. Fill out all blocks. Be as specific and detailed including drawings, photos, additional narratives or any other pertinent information.

Students, Visitors, and Vendors/Contractors please complete an Injury Report (Students/Visitors) if there was an incident/injured on campus. Advise Fire & Life Safety Officer and Event Service & Risk Management immediately of any unsafe conditions or damaged/broken equipment.

QUESTIONS? Contact Kevin Rindy, Fire and Life Safety Officer at 435-652-7722 or Risk Management & Clery Compliance at 435-879-4331.

Contact

Office of Human Resources

Email: hr@utahtech.edu

Phone: 435-652-7520

Fax: 435-656-4001

Office: North Burns
225 S. University Avenue
St. George, UT 84770

Brent Stanworth

Fire & Life Safety Officer

Email: Brent.Stanworth@utahtech.edu

Phone: 435-652-7722

Office: FACMAN 150