Workplace Safety and Injury Reporting
All campus employees, including Work-Study students, are responsible for maintaining a safe and healthy workplace.
In the event that an injury (including minor) or illness occurs as a result of performing normal job responsibilities, please follow these instructions:
- If the injury is serious and the EMPLOYEE NEEDS TO BE TRANSPORTED TO THE HOSPITAL:
- Call 911 for an Ambulance and
- Call Public Safety at ext.4234 or 319-493-1763, or Switchboard Operator.
- Call Heidi Forbes at ext.4409 to notify her of the injury.
- If the injured employee does not need to be transported to the hospital, but needs medical attention:
The injured person MUST see a doctor at Allen Occupational Health Services at 7024 Nordic Dr., Cedar Falls. If the injury is an emergency, the injured person must see a doctor at Occupational Health Services at Allen Hospital at 1825 Logan Ave, Waterloo.
Call Heidi Forbes at ext.4409 to assist with an appointment at Occupational Health Services, 7024 Nordic Dr., Cedar Falls, open 7:00am–5:00pm weekdays, or call 266-3127, then dial 1 and indicate the employee’s name, social security number, and nature of injury.
If the injury is an emergency, go to the Occupational Health Services at Allen Memorial Hospital at 1825 Logan Ave, Waterloo. Call 833-5888, then dial 2 and indicate the employee’s name, social security number, and nature of injury;
After 5:00pm daily or after 2:00pm on holidays, go to Allen Memorial Hospital Emergency.
Within 24 hours of the injury the injured employee or their supervisor must complete the Employee Report of Injury form, and submit it to Heidi Forbes to comply with mandatory reporting requirements of the state of Iowa. It is the supervisor’s responsibility to have the report signed by the Director or Dean and submitted to Heidi Forbes within 24–48 hours of the injury.
If you have questions regarding this procedure, contact Heidi Forbes at ext.4409.