Accidents & Injuries
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.
|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. 1215 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. 1215 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.|
|First Report of Injury (FROI)||Supervisor or injured employee (reviewed by supervisor)||Within 24 hours via AccessPlus - 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.|
|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.|
|Login to AccessPlus >>>||Select Employee tab >>>||Select Work Injury >>>||Select Continue|
The supervisor is responsible for completing a First Report of Injury (FROI) and submitting this electronically via AccessPlus within 24 hours of when the incident is reported. Employees can complete FROI's but supervisors must review, approve and electronically submit to University Human Resources.
- Accident Prevention, Reporting and Investigation - Iowa State University Policy
|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.|
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 Uniform Incident Report.
For further direction, see “Accidents and Injuries, Student” in the University Policy Library.
- Accidents and Injuries, Student - Risk Management