Safety and Injury Reporting

Employee Report of Injury

Hawkeye Community College is committed to maintaining a safe work environment for faculty, staff, and visitors.

In the event that an injury, including minor, or illness occurs as a result of performing normal job responsibilities, please follow these instructions.

If the injury is serious and the employee needs to be transported to the hospital

  1. Call 911 for an ambulance.

  2. Call 319-296-4234 for Public Safety.

  3. Call Barb Farrell at 319-296-4409 to notify her of the injury.

  4. 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 Barb Farrell, Operations office, to comply with the mandatory reporting requirements of the State of Iowa.

  5. Occupational Health should be notified that the claim is for a work injury and will be paid by Hawkeye Community College, not the staff member's health insurance carrier.

If the employee needs medical attention, but the injury is not serious enough to go to the hospital:

  1. The injured person must see a doctor at Unity Point/Allen Occupational Health Services, the designated provider for Hawkeye Community College.

  2. Call Barb Farrell at 319-296-4409 to authorize the appointment at Unity Point/Allen Occupational Health Services.

  3. 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 Barb Farrell, Operations office, to comply with the mandatory reporting requirements of the State of Iowa.

  4. Occupational Health should be notified that the claim is for a work injury and will be paid by Hawkeye Community College, not the staff member's health insurance carrier.

Approved Sites

Waterloo

Occupational Health Services Allen Memorial Hospital
1825 Logan Avenue
Waterloo, IA
319-235-3885

Monday–Friday
7:00am–5:00pm *

Cedar Falls

Allen Occupational Health Services
7024 Nordic Drive
Cedar Falls, IA
319-266-3127

Monday–Friday
7:00am–5:00pm *

* After hours

The injured employee should go to Allen Memorial Hospital Emergency Department, 1825 Logan Avenue, Waterloo.

Public Safety

Hawkeye Center 216
319-296-4234
Email us

Reporting Injuries

Barb Farrell
319-296-4409

Daniel Gillen
319-296-4268

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