As an employee, what should I do if I am injured at work?
If an employee experiences a work-related accident, injury, illness or occupational exposure, they should report the incident to their supervisor or agency human resources department immediately, even if medical treatment is not required.
As a supervisor, one of my employees told me they had an accident at work, but they don’t want to seek medical treatment, what should I do?
Supervisors/managers should use the Supervisor Incident Report to report any near misses, first-aid, or medical treatment incidents that are work-related.
When should I complete the Supervisor Incident Report form?
The Supervisor Incident Report form should be completed by a supervisor/manager as soon as they are made aware that an employee had a near miss, first-aid, or medical treatment incident that is work-related.
As a peer, if one of my coworkers told me they had an accident at work, what should I do?
If a coworkers tells you that they had an accident at work, you should direct them to a supervisor or the agency human resources department.
As an employee, if I am injured at work, am I required to complete any forms?
An employee may need to work with their supervisor to complete any required forms including, but not limited to, the Supervisor Incident Report, witness statement(s), First Report of Injury.
If there are multiple witnesses to an incident, who should complete a witness statement form?
Witness statements should be obtained from all individuals who witnessed an accident, injury, illness, or occupational exposure.
What should I do with the completed forms?
This will depend on your own agency and its reporting requirements. Typically, completed forms should be submitted to the agency human resources department or safety department for further processing.