Employees

Recommendations below include students who are injured while employed at Iowa State University. Refer to the University Human Resources Frequently Asked Questions document for more information on Workers' Compensation requirements.

Medical Treatment

TYPE ACTION

First Aid

ISU Occupational Medicine, G11 Technical and Administrative Services Building (TASF), (515) 294-2056, treats work related minor injuries or conditions requiring first aid only.
Life Threatening Injuries Call 911 to request an ambulance and notify supervisor as soon as possible.

Non-Life Threatening Injuries

Administer immediate first aid using the First Aid Procedures. Report to supervisor, who will arrange medical care with McFarland Clinic, Occupational Medicine, P.C. 1018 Duff Avenue, Ames, IA (515) 239-4496.
After-Hours Treatment or Emergencies Mary Greeley Medical Emergency Department (515) 239-2011 or 911, please notify staff when treatment is due to workplace injury or illness.
Follow-Up Care McFarland Clinic, Occupational Medicine, P.C. 1018 Duff Avenue, Ames, IA (515) 239-4496.

Outside Ames Area

Refer to the Human Resource Services list of Approved Medical Providers for treatment of work-related injuries.

 

Reporting

All accidents and injuries occurring at work or in the course of employment must be reported to the employee's supervisor as soon as possible (even if no medical attention is required) and in the following ways:
REPORT BY WHOM DIRECTIONS

First Report of Injury (FROI)

 

Supervisor or injured employee Within 24 hours via the NEW ISU Incident Portal - See steps below. Contact Environmental Health and Safety at (515) 294-5359 for guidance and assistance, especially when a serious injury or major loss occurs.

Accident Investigation

 

Supervisor As part of FROI, be prepared to provide details about the incident. Supervisors are encouraged to obtain written accounts of the accident. Complete the Accident Investigation Report to gather information.
Incidents Resulting in Hospitalization or Fatality Supervisor Within 8 hours - call University Human Resources (515) 294-3753 and Environmental Health and Safety (515) 294-5359.

 

Follow these steps to begin a First Report of Injury and Accident Investigation:

Login to ISU Incident Portal >>> Select "Report a New Incident" >>> Select "Injury to an ISU Employee" >>> Begin entering injury information

The supervisor and/or the injured employee are responsible for completing a First Report of Injury (FROI) via the ISU Incident Portal within 24 hours of when the incident is reported. Upon submission of the FROI, the supervisor will receive an email requesting information relating to the Accident Investigation as part of the FROI process. The supervisor is asked to they reply directly to the email with the answers to the questions asked within 24 hours of receiving the email.  

Policy

 

Students

If a student is injured while employed at Iowa State University, see the "EMPLOYEES" section, above.
 

Medical Treatment

TYPE ACTION
After-hours treatment or emergencies Mary Greeley Medical Emergency Department, (515) 239-2011 or 911.
Normal business hours and Saturday mornings Thielen Student Health Center Sheldon and Union Drive, (515) 294-5801.

 

Reporting

All accidents and injuries sustained by Iowa State University students while in academic classes or events sponsored by the university must be reported to Risk Management by the student and a university representative using the ISU Incident Portal.

Follow these steps to begin an incident for an injured student that was not working for ISU at the time of the incident:

Login to ISU Incident Portal >>> Select "Report a New Incident" >>> Select "Injury to a Non-Employee" >>> Begin entering injury information

For further direction, see “Accidents and Injuries, Student” in the University Policy Library.

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Contractors

All accidents and injuries sustained by contractors while working on an ISU worksite must be reported to Design and Construction Services using Safety Incident Reporting Procedure.