Did You know . . .
Slips, trips and falls are a major cause of serious injury to the university’s faculty, staff and students.


A few tips:
Wear appropriate footwear
Use available handrails
Wipe your feet

To report problem areas, call Facilities at:
885-6246 or E.H.S. 885-6524.

Contact & Location

Moscow


College of
Letters, Arts & Social Sciences

Physical Address:
Admin. Bldg. 112
phone: (208) 885-6426
fax: (208) 885-8964
class@uidaho.edu
CLASS Safety Committee
classsafety@uidaho.edu

Mailing Address:
CLASS Safety Committee
c/o University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3154
Moscow, ID 83844-3154
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Reporting An Accident

WHAT TO DO WHEN AN ACCIDENT OCCURS? (summary of APM 35.71)

General (apply in all cases)

Seek appropriate medical attention. Call an ambulance if necessary.
Ensure ongoing hazards are addressed. Preserve evidence.
Promptly report the accident, as described below


UI Employees & authorized volunteers (work-related accidents)


If a work-related accident occurs that results in a personal injury/illness that requires professional medical attention and/or time loss beyond the date of injury:

  • File a workers compensation claim with Environmental Health and Safety
  • If a work-related accident does occur while driving a UI vehicle:
  • Follow guidelines outlined in "Accidents Involving A University Vehicle" section below

If a work-related accident results in a personal injury/illness that does not require professional medical attention and/or time loss beyond the date of injury and nor occurs while driving a UI vehicle):


Students

If injured while participating in a university sponsored program or on university property:

  • Notify appropriate instructor/program coordinator or the Risk Management Office (208) 885-7177
  • Ensure an Accident-Incident Report Form is completed as soon as possible

If the injury is serious, the student=s instructor/program coordinator should: 

  • Notify the Risk Management Office (208) 885-7177 
  • Notify Office of the Dean of Students (208) 885-6757 
  • Maintain contact with student 
  • Obtain written release from treating physician before allowing return to class/activity


Students Who Are Also University Employees 

If a student is injured while working as an employee (or authorized volunteer) of the University, see UI Employees (& authorized volunteers) section above.

If a student is injured while participating in a university sponsored program or on university property, see Students section above.


Accidents Involving A University Vehicle

  • Promptly notify and provide information as requested to police 
  • Do not accept responsibility for or comment upon the accident 
  • Provide the other party with the "Citizens Claim Procedure Form" (should be found in all UI vehicles) if they feel you are at fault 
  • Notify supervisor/instructor/program coordinator of accident as soon as possible 
  • Report the accident to the Risk Management Office, (208) 885-7177, as soon as possible. 
  • Complete the "University of Idaho Auto Accident Report Guide" (should be found in all UI vehicles) and provide a copy to Risk Management Office within 48 hours of accident, Campus Zip: 3168, Fax: (208) 885-9490 
  • If injured, see "UI Employees (& authorized volunteers)" section above


Accidents/Incidents Involving Non-University Personnel

  • Obtain names and phone numbers of those involved 
  • Do not accept responsibility for or comment upon the accident/incident
  • If the injured party feels the university is at fault, refer them to the Risk Management Office (208) 885-7177

 

If an injury is serious, notify as soon as possible: 

  • Risk Management Office (208) 885-7177 
  • Environmental Health & Safety (208) 885-6524 
  • Ensure an Accident-Incident Report Form is completed as soon as possible 
  • Refer requests for copies of reports or related information by non-university personnel to the Office of University Counsel (208) 885-6125


For additional information on accident reporting procedures, contact the Risk Management Office (208) 885-7177 or visit: http://www.uidaho.edu/risk


Reporting injuries or illnesses related to university employment or activities:
(35.71 Administrative Procedures Manual)