Incident Reporting Policy for Accidents, Injuries and Illnesses - Northern Michigan University
Incident Reporting Policy for Accidents, Injuries and Illnesses
To establish a uniform procedure and format for reporting all accidents, injuries and illnesses, and near misses that occur on property owned or under the control of Northern Michigan University.
Public Safety must be immediately notified of all personal injury accidents* involving faculty, staff, students, or visitors. The injured individual must notify his or her supervisor, responsible faculty member, or NMU Police Department. A University Incident Report must be prepared within twenty-four (24) hours of the injury.
*A personal injury accident is an accident other than a motor vehicle accident. Motor vehicle accidents involving injuries are required to be reported by the Motor Vehicle Code.
MIOSHA-STD-1501 Part 11
For more information or clarification contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 906-227-2151
Reporting an Incident & Reporting a Near Miss, Procedure
Procedure for Reporting an Incident
Procedure for Reporting a Near Miss
A near miss is defined as an unplanned event that did not result in injury, illness, or damage, but had the potential to do so. Only a fortunate break in the chain of events prevented an injury, fatality, or damage from occurring.
Access the Near Miss form HERE