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Accidents/Incidents

UTHSC strives to provide a safe campus for all students, staff and visitors.

Anyone with health and safety concerns is encouraged to report their concerns to Campus Safety by emailing labsafety@uthsc.edu, calling 901.448.6114. No one shall be retaliated against in any way for filing a safety and health complaint or grievance. Unsafe conditions on campus can also be reported using the online Incident Report Form.

 

In case of an emergency on campus all students, staff or visitors should call Campus Police at 901.448.4444. Campus Police will respond and, if necessary, call 911 to direct additional first responders to your specific location. Individuals injured on campus should obtain first aid or medical care as necessary to address their injuries. Medical care can be obtained at locations including:

  • The Regional One Medical Center Emergency Department located at 877 Jefferson Avenue, Memphis, TN
  • University Health Services located at 910 Madison Avenue, Suite 922,
  • Other healthcare offices that provide suitable emergency care.

Accidents involving injury or property damage must be reported as described below. 

Employee Incidents


Step 1: Report the injury, exposures or occupational illness: 

  • Employees must report the injury, exposure or illness to their supervisor and call CorVel at 1.866.245.8588 Option 1
  • This is a 24/7 nurse must be called to report the incident and for instructions to obtain follow-up medical care.
  • The NURSE will discuss the appropriate level of treatment needed and direct the injured worker to the nearest STATE-APPROVED treatment facility.
  • If the injured worker agrees to self-care but later changes their mind, he/she must first call CorVel Option 2 to obtain authorization to treat.

Step 2: If intending to report a claim:

Non-Employee Incidents and property damage (including students and visitors)


  • Notify your instructor, program leader or campus liaison (for visitors) of the incident.
  • This UTHSC employee must complete the online Incident Report.
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May 26, 2022