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Guide for Employees. What is An Industrial Injury? This includes but may not be limited to: Accidents Injuries Exposures to harmful materials Occupational.

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1 Guide for Employees

2 What is An Industrial Injury? This includes but may not be limited to: Accidents Injuries Exposures to harmful materials Occupational diseases (from exposures in the workplace)

3 Is This An Emergency? Always Dial 911 for any life threatening emergencies. If it is not a life threatening emergency, call TriageNow with your supervisor.

4 Step 1: Report Injury Report the injury to your Supervisor. Call TriageNow with your supervisor. Your supervisor will step away to allow you privacy. Call TriageNow

5 Supervisor on Site?…Report Injury to Supervisor and he/she will contact TriageNow with you. Supervisor not onsite? Inform the Lead in charge and he/she will contact TriageNow with you. Supervisor and Lead not on site? Inform a co-worker who is nearby to make TriageNow call. Supervisor, Lead or co-worker not on site? Contact Public Safety to make the call to TriageNow with you. Important! It is still the Employees responsibility to notify their Supervisor of an Industrial Injury. If your Supervisor is not physically on site…

6 Step 2: Have Ready… Paper and Pen Injured Employees Demographics (social security) Employer name and address Injury location Supervisor Name and Phone# Date/time injury was reported to Supervisor Names of witnesses

7 Step 3: Call TriageNow Hotline Intake Coordinator or RN will gather information regarding the injured employee and the incident. Employee will then be triaged by the nurse. Nurse will then inform your Supervisor of the recommended treatment.

8 Step 4: Facility Referral Medical Treatment Centers If medical treatment is needed, a facility referral will be made. TriageNow immediately notifies the Medical Facility if the injured employee is arriving and sends an incident report to District Risk Management. U.S. Healthworks FastMed Concentra NOTE: Centers with this sign do not accept Industrial Injury cases.

9 Step 5 Physicians Release Notice Upon return to work, you must provide your supervisor with a physicians release to duty. If you are released to light or modified duty, the medical release form must indicate these limitations. District policy is to accommodate all light duty restrictions.

10 Good To Know Always call TriageNow unless the injury can be treated with a first aid kit. Example: paper cut Call TriageNow again if symptoms worsen or new symptoms arise. Interpreters are available if necessary. TriageNow automatically sends reports to Risk Management and the Work Comp Adjustor after completion of the call.


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