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Illnesses & Injuries

An injury is any wound or damage to the body resulting from an event in the work environment.
An illness is a state of poor health. This applies to all faculty, staff, and students.

Examples include:

  • Cuts
  • Abrasions
  • Fracture
  • Burns
  • Sprains
  • Heat stroke
  • Frostbite

Contact:

  • For serious accidents such as loss of consciousness or trauma, call 911 to have the individual transported to the nearest Emergency Department
  • For all other accidents involving University Employees, refer them to UM Hospital, 1500 E. Medical Center Drive, 998-8788
  • For all other accidents involving students, refer them to Health Services, 207 Fletcher, 763-4511
  • Accidents occurring after hours should be referred to the UMHS Emergency Room

Procedures:
All accidents involving faculty, staff, students or visitors must be investigated.

  1. Follow the above procedures for contacting the appropriate medical help for the illness or injury
  2. File a report with Work Connections www.workconnections.umich.edu/forms.html
  3. File a CoE Safety Safety Incident Report as soon as possible CoE Safety Incident Report Form
  4. Please complete all documentation within 24 hrs. from the event