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Worker’s Compensation

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:

Abide by any work restrictions and avoid activities that will interfere with the recovery process

Keep your supervisor informed of your progress and limitations


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