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Reporting Accidents & Incidents

The policies on this webpage have been streamlined and reformatted, and are now available on the University Policies webpage. We ask that you use this new resource, as future changes, additions to or eliminations of these policies will only be made to the University Policies webpage, and policy manuals you may have used in the past will no longer be updated. 

BPM-701 General Policy

Revised July 1, 2009

REPORT ALL ACCIDENTS & INCIDENTS

All accidents and/or incidents which result in or could result in injury to or death of persons; damage to, destruction, theft or disappearance of University property (including money and securities) or property of others; and wrongful acts arising out of an individual's employment with the University, its operations or premises are to be reported in order to:

  • Determine causes and corrective measures taken to improve life safety and to preserve University assets.
  • Enable the University to submit notice of claim, or to respond to payment of claims and/or court judgments on behalf of the University and its employees.

ACCIDENTS AND/OR INCIDENTS TO BE REPORTED

The remaining parts of this section set forth the kinds or types of accidents and incidents to be reported, how they are to be reported, and the specific form to be used.

INSURANCE COVERAGES

REFERENCE:BPM Division 800 - INSURANCE sets forth information regarding the University coverage and purchase of insurance.