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Review procedures for work related injuries

Occasionally work-related accidents or injuries happen. Review the following procedures to make sure you know what steps to take if someone is injured while performing their job duties.

Important Reminders

Step #1 is required to obtain the employee and employer statements to expedite services. Step # 4 is required to process the correct payroll for injured employees. 

Steps To Take When An Injury Occurs

  1. For non-life-threatening injuries or illnesses, in which medical treatment may be necessary, the supervisor and injured employee together will immediately call CompEndium Services (available 24/7) at 877-709-2667 to report the injury. If a supervisor is not available, another supervisor or HR Contact may assist the injured employee with this process.

    Note: In case of a life-threatening injury or illness, dial 911 or go to the nearest emergency room and contact your supervisor and CompEndium as soon as possible.

  2. CompEndium will assist in processing and scheduling the employee’s work-related injury for treatment and claims handling with the university’s insurance provider.

  3. CompEndium will direct the injured employee to a medical provider for treatment. They will also issue a treating authorization number to the medical provider, which will authorize treatment of the injured employee.

  4. The injured employee will complete the Employee Injury Report Form (81-B) and the supervisor will complete the Supervisor Report of Injury Form (81-C). These completed forms are required to be faxed to CompEndium at 877-710-2667 AND emailed to the Central Benefits Office at

Contact us:
Contact the Central Benefits Office at 803-777-6650 or workerscomp@mailbox.scedu if you have any questions. Visit the Workers' Compensation section of our website for more information. 

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