Risk Management Services

A Unit of the Business Affairs Division
  • On-The-Job Injury? Need Medical Care?

    Friday, September 9, 2016
    For a life-threatening emergency - call 9-1-1 For routine Injuries, call 1-800-685-2877. The UA's injury reporting process is divided into two parts as described below: PART ONE - Get appropriate medical care.  The 800 number listed above is for CORVEL, a company that provides telephone triage of injuries with an occupational nurse, and connects injured employees to appropriate medical treatment.  This number can be called 24/7, from anywhere in the U.S.  The nurse that takes the call will ask questions about the injury, complete a triage intake report, and provide treatment options to the inj...Read More
  • New System to Report Employee Injuries

    Monday, August 1, 2016
    The University of Arizona has implemented a new system for online reporting of workplace safety incidents, injuries, and occupational illness.  The new system uses a Health and Safety Module in the UAccess Manager Self Service with NetID login, and replaces the WebConnect system that has been in place for the past several years.  A Quick Reference Guide for the new system has been developed by UITS and is available here: Quick Reference Guide More information is available at http://risk.arizona.edu/report-injury. For additional assistance, contact the Worker’s Compensation Coordinator at 520-6...Read More
  • Latest West Nile Virus update

    Wednesday, May 4, 2016
    With the warm weather, comes the return of Tucson’s mosquito season and our reminder to the Campus Community to prevent West Nile Virus and other potential mosquito transmitted illnesses (e.g. Dengue Fever, Chikungunya, and Zika) in conjunction with the Pima County Health Department's Fight the Bite! Day and Night efforts.  For more info, see: http://webcms.pima.gov/cms/one.aspx?portalId=169&pageId=19544 West Nile Virus (WNV) is a mosquito borne virus endemic in Arizona mosquitoes since 2003, with the mosquito season peaking from May through October.   In Arizona during 2015, there were 10...Read More
  • Hover Board Safety

    Friday, January 8, 2016
    Rapidly increasing in popularity, the hoverboard is a self-balancing motorized board with one or two wheels that children, teens, and adults can enjoy. Hoverboards create new safety challenges for colleges and universities to consider and recent reports of hoverboards exploding or combusting have also raised safety concerns. The National Fire Protection Assocation (NFPA) recently issued fire safety warnings for hoverboards.  NFPA stated some hoverboard fires involved a lithium-ion battery or charger and warn of the following signs of a problem: leaking fluids, excessive heat, odor, sparking, a...Read More
  • Updated Procedure for Employee Injury Reporting

    Friday, January 1, 2016
    The procedure for managing workplace injuries has been updated.  Initial steps for employees and supervisors remain unchanged, but a new service is now available to assist employees with referral to appropriate medical care for treatment of their injury.  STEP ONE - Advise your supervisor of the injury as soon as possible.  Be prepared to provide details to the supervisor about the injury (how, when, where, type and extent of injury), and whether medical treatment is needed.  The injury must be reported to the supervisor whether medical attention is needed or not.  The supervisor needs this in...Read More