To report work-related incidents:
- Immediately report accident/incident to supervisor
- Promptly seek medical care as needed
- Thoroughly complete and sign the First Report of Injury/Illness
1. Contact Your Supervisor
An employee who is injured on the job must inform the employer promptly. Any delay in notifying the employer can delay the payment of benefits. A delay of more than 45 days may result in the loss of all benefits. Notice to a fellow worker who is not a supervisor or otherwise a part of management is not considered notice to the employer.
2. Medical Care
Promptly seek medical care as needed at:
3. Complete First Report of Injury/Illness
An employee must thoroughly complete and sign the First Report of Injury/Illness (PDF) form within 24 hours and fax (217-244-5152) or email (WorkComp@uillinois.edu) it to the Office of Workers’ Compensation. Refer to the Procedures and Responsibilities page for more information.