Workplace Illness, Injuries, & Accidents

For assistance with reporting incidents involving workplace illness and injuries/accidents and to receive authorization for treatment, please contact Kelly Schester at kcarron@umich.edu or (313) 593-5192.

For Incidents Involving Employees:

How to Report Incidents Involving Workplace Illness and Injuries/Accidents
and Receive Authorization for Treatment for Employees:

The basic steps for employees to report incidents and receive treatment
authorization are:

  1. Notify your supervisor immediately after a work-related illness/injury occurs.
  2. Contact Public Safety at x 3-5333 or x 911 if medical treatment is needed.
  3. Your supervisor will report the incident to Human Resources (or Public Safety after business hours) and receive authorization to send you to Midwest Health Center, P.C./Dearborn (click here for map/information), the University's designated treatment facility for work-related injuries for medical treatment. After hours and weekend treatment is provided by the Midwest Health Center, P.C. facility (click here for map/information) located in Dearborn, Michigan.

The basic steps for supervisors to report employee incidents and receive
treatment authorization are:

  1. The employee's supervisor must immediately contact either Human Resources at x 3-5190 or Public Safety at x 3-5333 or x 911 to report the incident. Human Resources (or Public Safety after business hours) will send an authorization form to Midwest Health Center, P.C./Dearborn (click here for map/information), the University's designated treatment facility for work-related injuries for medical treatment. After hours and weekend treatment is provided by the Midwest Health Center, P.C. facility (click here for map/information) located in Dearborn, Michigan.
  2. The supervisor must complete the Work~Connections Illness or Injury Report Form and mail or fax it to Human Resources (at 1020 AB, Fax: (313) 593-3568). Do not send the form directly to Ann Arbor Work Connections.

For Incidents Involving Non-Employees:

How to Report Incidents Involving Workplace Illness and Injuries/Accidents
and Receive Authorization for Treatment for Non-Employees:

Contact the Public Safety office from any University telephone
at x 3-5333 or x 911 or from any non-University telephone at 313-593-5333. An Injury Report for Non-Employees form should be completed. These forms are available in the offices of Public Safety and Human Resources. The original should be sent to Kelly Schester in Human Resources, 1020 Administration Building. 

Work Connections - The Work Connections team will assist you when you experience an injury or illness, either work related or non-work related. Their assistance continues through your recovery and safe return to work. 

FMLA- Family and Medical Leave Act - Please click here to learn more about FMLA.