Incident Reporting for Accidents/Injuries/Illnesses Policy

Date approved: 3-4-1987
Approved by: President
Oversight unit: PUBLIC SAFETY AND POLICE SERVICES
Subject category: Safety
Level: Admin Policy
Purpose

To establish a uniform procedure and format for reporting work related accidents, injuries and illnesses, and other injuries or accidents occurring on property owned or under the control of Northern Michigan University.

Applicability

All University employees, full time, part time, temporary, casual labor, students, visitors.

Description

 

Public Safety must be immediately notified of all personal injury accidents* involving faculty, staff, students, or visitors, resulting in injuries requiring treatment other than self-administered first aid. The injured individual must notify his or her supervisor, responsible faculty member, or Public Safety. A University Incident Report must be prepared within twenty-four (24) hours of the injury by the supervisor, responsible faculty member, or Public Safety.

*A personal injury accident is an accident other than a motor vehicle accident. Motor vehicle accidents involving injuries are required to be reported by the Motor Vehicle Code.

References

Section 69, Act 154, of Public Acts of 1974 as amended, Part 11.