Responsibilities of the Employee
- The employee is responsible for reporting their injury or
illness to the supervisor or manager.
- The employee needs to report to the University Student Health
Center or appropriately directed medical facility for medical
treatment. The employee must continue to keep all medical
OFF WORK STATUS: If the physician takes the
employee off work, it is the employee's responsibility to notify
their department supervisor, manager or the Workers' Compensation
Manager of their work status. The employee must provide the
supervisor, manager, or Workers' Compensation Manager with a copy
of the physician's work status report.
LIGHT DUTY WORK RELEASE: If the physician
releases the employee to light duty, it is the employee's
responsibility to provide their supervisor, manager or Workers'
Compensation Manager the work status report outlining their work
restrictions. A determination will be made regarding the
availability of light or modified work.
FULL DUTY WORK RELEASE: If the employee is
released to full duty work, the employee must provide the
supervisor and Workers' Compensation Manager with a copy of the
doctor's release note.
- The employee is responsible for cooperating with the claims
administrator (Sedgwick CMS) and providing all documentation to
them in a timely basis.