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In order to properly process injury (any wound or damage to the body) or illness (skin diseases or allergic reactions involving the individuals skin that are caused by work exposure to chemicals, plants, or other substances) cases reporting is required. An instructional guideline is listed under Occupational Injury Reporting for reporting work related injuries for faculty, staff, and student employees (student employees must be in working status at the time of injury to be eligible for Worker’s Compensation). All incidents should be reported, please follow procedures listed below for specific reporting instructions:
Depending on the nature of the incident, the supervisor must do the following:
If an employee experienced an illness related to work, the supervisor must do the following:
Note: After filling out proper forms, please visit the Office of Human Resources for Worker's Compensation reporting.
Georgia Worker’s Compensation Law mandates for employers to provide rapid medical and disability benefits for work-related injuries resulting in medical attention. Work-related injuries should be reported by the supervisor or by the designated person by the department.
Workers Compensation Policies and Procedures are listed on the Office of Human Resources website.
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