Workplace Safety and Injury Reporting
All campus employees, including work-study students, are responsible for maintaining a safe and healthy workplace.
In the event that an injury (major or minor) or illness occurs as a result of performing normal job responsibilities, please follow these instructions:
- Assess the injury:
- If the injury is serious and the employee needs to be transported to the hospital:
- call 911 for an ambulance and
- call Public Safety or the Switchboard Operator.
- Call Heidi Forbes to notify her of the injury.
- If the injured employee does not need to be transported to the hospital, but needs medical attention:
The injured person must see a doctor at Occupational Health Services at Allen Memorial Hospital. If the injury is an emergency, the injured person must see a doctor at United Medical Park Urgent Care or Prairie Medical Park Urgent Care.
Call Heidi Forbes to assist with an appointment at Occupational Health Services, Allen Memorial Hospital, open 7:00am-5:00pm weekdays, 1825 Logan Ave., Waterloo, or call 319-235-3885, then dial 1 and indicate the employee’s name, social security number, and nature of injury.
If the injury is an emergency, go to the United Medical Park Urgent Care, 1753 W. Ridgeway, Suite 102, Waterloo. Call 319-833-5888, then dial 2 and indicate the employee’s name, social security number, and nature of injury;
OR go to Prairie Medical Park Urgent Care, 4612 Prairie Parkway, Suite 100, Cedar Falls. Call 319-553-0828, then dial 2 and indicate the employee’s name, social security number, and nature of injury. Both Urgent Cares are open 8:00am-8:00pm daily and from 8:00am-2:00pm on Holidays.
Notify Heidi Forbes of the injury.
After 8:00pm daily or after 2:00pm on Holidays, go to Allen Memorial Hospital Emergency. Notify Heidi Forbes of the injury.
Notify Heidi Forbes of the injury if you have not done so already.
Within 24 hours of the injury the injured employee or their supervisor must complete the Employee Report of Injury form [pdf] and submit it to Heidi Forbes to comply with mandatory reporting requirements of the state of Iowa. It is the supervisor's responsibility to have the report signed by the Director or Dean and submitted to Heidi Forbes within 24-48 hours of the injury.
If you have questions regarding this procedure, please contact Heidi Forbes or Dan Gillen.
It is recommended that all supervisors collect and maintain updated emergency contact information on each student’s file.
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