Worker’s Compensation insurance is a no fault insurance. Coverage provides wage loss/medical benefits to workers with an on the job injury or and protects employers from certain civil liabilities. Claims are subject to review and acceptance by Idaho State Insurance Fund.
IN EVENT OF AN INJURY
*Life Threatening, call 911. Employee should be transported by ambulance to the nearest emergency facility for immediate medical attention. Notify the Department of Public Safety at (208) 426-6911 to make them aware of the incident/accident.
Non-life threatening and requires medical attention. Employee should be transported by university vehicle to University Health Services (UHS) or St. Luke’s Occupational Health Clinic. If a university vehicle is not readily available, employee should be transported by personal vehicle to UHS or St. Luke’s Occupational Health Clinic. If assistance is needed, please contact Department of Public Safety at (208) 426-6911.
*Employee or supervisor must notify injured employee’s emergency contact if event is serious, life threatening or if requested by the injured/ill employee. Contact Human Resources at (208) 426-1616 if assistance is needed.
WHAT TO DO AFTER AN INJURY
If the injury is not life threatening, the employee should
- Notify your supervisor immediately
- Must seek medical treatment as necessary and as soon as possible from one of the following preferred providers:
- University Health Services – Info. and Map
- St. Luke’s Occupational Health Clinics – Info. and Maps for the Treasure Valley and Magic Valley
- Abide by any work restrictions and avoid activities that will interfere with the recovery process
- Keep your supervisor informed of your progress and limitations
- Conduct investigation and take corrective action
- All on the job injuries must be reported within 24 hours and must complete a Supervisor Accident Report (SAR).
After the SAR is complete, University Risk Management will forward the claim to the Idaho State Insurance Fund who will investigate, evaluate and make a final determination. Any questions regarding a specific claim should be directed to Risk Management or the assigned adjuster at the Idaho State Insurance Fund.
For more information or any questions about the University’s worker’s compensation coverage should be directed to Risk Management at (208) 426-3636 or via firstname.lastname@example.org.