If you have an accident or injury during working hours you should:
- Get treatment from any of the following:
- First Aid;
- University Health, Counselling and Disability Services;
- Your own doctor;
- Flinders Medical Centre;
- Any other hospital.
You have the right to choose where you go for medical treatment.
Advise your treating doctor that the injury is work related and obtain a Workers' Compensation Medical Certificate from the doctor.
- Report the accident/injury/incident
You must report (orally or by email) the accident/injury to your supervisor as soon as possible.
You must also report the accident/injury on the University's online FlinSafe System, within 24 hours. If you are unable to report the accident/incident due to the accident, arrangements must be made for your supervisor to report it through FlinSafe.
If you are unsure if the accident/incident is a notifiable incident please contact the WHS Unit. Information can also be found using the Notifiable Incident Reporting document (PDF 101KB) and the Notifiable Incident Flow Chart (PDF 47KB) .
- If appropriate, apply for Workers Compensation
- Students, Visitors and Contractors
Students, visitors and contractors are not covered by Flinders University workers compensation insurance but may have other insurance cover.
Students, visitors and contractors should report accidents/incidents arising from work/activities at University premises using the above procedures.
The University's Risk and Insurance Services (tel 8201 5726) can provide advice about insurance cover for students, visitors and contractors.