Workers' Compensation - Employee Process Guide
Employee suffers work-related injury or illness
Employee seeks medical help; if injury is serious, Supervisor assists employee with obtaining medical help
Employee notifies Supervisor of injury or learns of illness within 30 days
Supervisor immediately notifies HR Benefits and Env Health & Safety Office
Supervisor completes Supervisor's Report of Accident and submits to HR Benefits within 24 hours of accident, if applicable
Employee completes Employee's Report of Injury and submits to HR Benefits within 30 days of injury or illness
HR Benefits reviews Employee's Report and files claim with State Office of Risk Management (SORM)*
HR Benefits provides Employee with SORM packet
Employee completes SORM packet and submits to HR Benefits
HR Benefits coordinates Family and Medical Leave benefits with Employee if absence is 3 or more days
Employee notifies HR Benefits of any updates to SORM claim
Employee returns to work and provides return to work authorization
Contact HR Benefits for additional information.
*If employee does not require medical treatment or time off from work due to work-related injury or illness, HR Benefits files the report with the State Office of Risk Management (SORM) as an incident and no further action is required.