Reporting a Work Injury or Illness

Work Injury Resources

UC Davis Safety Services

Employer's First Report

UC Davis Policy and Procedure Manual, Health and Safety

Claim reporting questions:

LaWanna Wade: lwade@ucdavis.edu 

530-752-9218

Workers' Compensation related questions:

Kim Sieg: klsieg@ucdavis.edu 

530-752-7243

Work-related injuries or illnesses must be immediately reported to your supervisor and Workers' Compensation.

Employees should follow the protocol listed at UC Davis Safety Services

Basic information regarding the injury reporting procedure is given below: 

  1. Call 877-682-7778 to report the work-related injury/illness and file a Worker’s Comp (WC) claim.
  2. UC Davis WC will be notified by Sedgwick/CMS.
  3. Complete the Employer's First Report as soon as practicable. 

For an incident not requiring medical treatment:

To record an incident not requiring medical treatment provided by a licensed physician; complete the Employer's First Report.

Reporting injuries over the phone:

You have the option to report your work related injuries directly to the University's third party insurance carrier, Sedgwick, when access to the Employer's First Report is not readily available. Before reporting, make sure your supervisor is informed of your injury. To report a claim, call 1-877-682-7778.

EMERGENCY – Life Threatening or After Hours

  1. Call 9-1-1
  2. Notify supervisor or next responsible person immediately.
  3. If ER is required go to Sutter Health (Davis), located at 2000 Sutter Place, (530) 757-5111.
  4. If the employee is going to the ER, the supervisor (or next responsible person) must accompany the employee to the ER. 
  • Supervisors, make sure your employee(s) inform you of any extended hospitalization and Return to Work restrictions following visit. Complete the Employer's First Report as soon as practicable.
  1. If the employee needs a doctor but not the ER go immediately to UC Davis Occupational Health. 
  • The clinic is located in the Cowell Building Map
  • If UC Davis Occupational Health is closed and you have a work related injury go to:

Davis Urgent Care - (530) 759-9110

4515 Fermi Place, Suite 105,

Davis CA 95618 (Across from Target)

Hours: 9a-9p, 365 days a year,

Directions, click here

If Davis Urgent Care is closed go to:

  1. Sutter (Davis) Hospital ER – (530) 757-5111

2000 Sutter Pl, Davis, 95616

Directions click here

  1. Supervisors or next in charge:
  • During normal business hours immediately contact EH&S at (530)752-1493 to report any serious injury/illness or death of an employee.
  • Outside of normal business hours immediately call the UC Police/Fire Dispatch Center at (530)752-1230 who will then contact an Environmental Health & Safety representative.

NON-EMERGENCY

Work related injury during regular work hours

  1. Notify supervisor or next responsible person immediately.
  2. Complete the Employer's First Report. See your supervisor about their report as well as yours.  Print a copy and bring it with you wherever you are seen.
  3. Call Occupational Health Services, 530-752-6051, to schedule an appointment for the employee.
  4. The clinic is located in the Cowell Building Map
  5. If UC Davis Occupational Health is closed and you have a work related injury go to:
  6. Davis Urgent Care – (530) 759-9110

4515 Fermi Place, Suite 105,

Davis CA 95618 (Across from Target)

Hours: 9a-9p, 365 days a year, Directions, click here

If Davis Urgent Care is closed go to:

  1. Sutter (Davis) Hospital ER – (530) 757-5111

2000 Sutter Pl, Davis, 95616

Directions click here

NON-EMERGENCY

Work related injury outside of normal business hours

  1. Notify supervisor or next responsible person immediately, or as soon as possible.
  2. Call Occupational Health Services, 530-752-6051, to see if they are open.

The clinic is located in the Cowell Building Map

If UC Davis Occupational Health is closed:

  1. Davis Urgent Care - (530) 759-9110

4515 Fermi Place, Suite 105,

Davis CA 95618 (Across from Target)

Hours: 9a-9p, 365 days a year, Directions, click here

If Davis Urgent Care is closed go to:

  1. Sutter (Davis) Hospital ER - (530) 757-5111

2000 Sutter Pl, Davis, 95616, Directions click here