Injury on the Job
Injuries sustained by a student employee in the performance of his/her duties are covered by Worker’s Compensation. The Worker’s Compensation Law requires the prompt filing of accident reports in cases of injuries suffered on the job. Fines are assessed for late reporting. Please discuss this issue with your supervisor if you have any concerns about being injured while you are working.
An employee is responsible for notifying his/her supervisor of an injury and for assisting the supervisor in the prompt and accurate completion of an accident reporting form. DO NOT DELAY SEEKING EMERGENCY MEDICAL ATTENTION IN ORDER TO REPORT AN INJURY.
For work-related injuries, the following steps should be taken:
Any questions regarding accident reports or Worker’s Compensation should be referred to the University Human Resources Office.