Cornell University aims to maintain a safe and healthy environment by correcting situations that caused or could likely cause injury. All incidents should be reported in a timely manner (24 hours).
This is important to report the occurrence so actions such as an investigation can be taken to make sure that a similar or more serious incident does not happen again.
Injury and Illness Reporting Page:
- The on-line reporting system also allows students and guests to report injuries, illnesses, or potential exposures that occurred at the University.
Why is reporting necessary?:
Incident reporting is necessary for several reasons:
Reporting enables the correction of the situation and helps prevent similar future occurrences.
Reporting an injury initiates the worker's compensation process for incidents resulting in medical treatment or lost time. For more information concerning worker's compensation, please visit Worker's Compensation.