Cornell University aims to maintain a safe and healthy environment by correcting situations that caused or could likely cause injury.
When an incident occurs, it 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:
Cornell University employees must complete an Injury / Illness / Exposure Report Form as soon as possible and ideally within 24 hours of a work related injury or illness.
The on-line reporting system also allows students and guests to report injuries, illnesses, or potential exposures occurred at the University.
The Injury / Illness / Exposure Reporting system can be found here:
- Injury / Illness / Exposure Reporting Page
This system does not contact emergency services - please call 607-255-1111 for emergencies.
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.