1. EMPLOYEE'S RESPONSIBILITIES When Injured on the Job
• Report the injury promplty (please try to recall details; were there witnesses, etc.)
2. SUPERVISOR'S RESPONSIBILITIES When an Employee Is Injured on the Job
• Seek medical treatment first—when care is needed immediately.
> The Student Health Care Center is the facility of first choice.
> If the center is closed or the nature of the injury requires emergency care,
another facility can be used.
• Supervisor's are responsible for working with the employee in filing reports promptly.
> All injuries should be reported regardless of severity.
> Claims are denied when not reported promptly.
> Reports made at the time of injury are used to substaniate claims that later
may need medical attention.
> Safety Office personnel determine if further reporting is necessary.
3. Overall Reporting Process
• The Safety Office receives the initial report from the supervisor and employee.
• The report is then submitted online.
• Once the claim has been submitted, those involved (injured employee, supervisor,
witnesses, etc.) can expect to be contacted to verify claim information.
• The Safety Office should be kept updated with any doctor's orders, such as:
releases from work and return to work (must be received in writing) and referrals for
4. BYU-Idaho Workers' Compensation Policy
5. Reporting Form
If you have questions about an injury or Worker's Compensation, please contact Eric Harmston in the Safety Office - 3053 (firstname.lastname@example.org).