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There are different reporting structures within UWGB to respond to accidents, emergency events, environmental or safety concerns. A brief explanation of how to make a report, receive and review incidents at the UWGB campus is captured in the table below. These can be found by selecting the appropriate form and it's associated link below.


Your Responsibility


AccidentComplete an Accident Report

Any student or member of the public can make an Accident Report which will be provided to University Risk for assessment and follow up. Do not use this process for employee related injuries; see Worker's Compensation.

Any employee who receives a report of an individual who suffered an injury while on campus or is made aware of an incident which resulted in the injury to a person that required medical attention or caused damage to University property should immediately complete the Accident Report. In addition, if the operational area has a specific Incident Report Form, the employee should complete this form and submit it consistent with the procedure required by the operational area.

Worker's Compensation: If the accident or injury accorded to an employee within the scope of their work, the injured party of supervisor should follow the Worker's Compensation Reporting Process and can forgo the Accident Report.
This category does not include employee injuries.
An unplanned, unintended event that has occurred that disturbs normal operations. An accident may result in a physical injury or damage to University property. Accidents may include, but are not limited to:
  • Physical injury
  • Medical assistance is required or has been called
  • Property damage
Emergency EventContact University Policy, x2300 or 911

If anyone witnesses or is a party to an emergency event they should immediately contact University Police or call #2300 or 911 to request immediate assistance. University Police will respond to the request for assistance and facilitate other operational areas as needed.
A condition that poses an immediate risk of harm to an individual or property, which requires immediate mitigation. Emergency Events may include, but are not limited to:
  • Interaction of concern with an animal
  • Observed inappropriate / concerning behavior of a person
  • Witnessing a crime or other action which may result in harm or property damage
  • Observed conditions which may reflect concerns about the welfare of a person
Environmental ConcernFollow operational area protocols

Any environmental incident which results in the disruption to a business process or an immediate or future safety concern must be reported consistent with the protocols required by the operational area and to the Environmental Health and Safety Supervisor as soon as practical. If the operational area has a specific Incident Report Form, the employee should complete this form and submit it consistent with the procedure required by the operational area.
An unplanned disruption of business operations which occurs as a result of a failure of infrastructure or environmental condition which poses a substantial risk to individuals or property. Environmental Incidents may include, but are not limited to:
  • Hazardous Spill (chemical, toxin, etc.)
  • Gas Leak (liquid or aerosol)
  • Water Intrusion (flood, burst, leak)
Safety ConcernReport a Safety Concern

Any student, staff, faculty, or member of the public may identify an incident or raise awareness of a safety concern. Reports are to be generated through the How to Report a Safety Concern on Safety & Environmental Management webpage, but may also be reported through University Police.
An identified situation that has the potential to harm a person or university property. A safety concern may include, but is not limited to:
  • Icy, slipper conditions
  • Property hazards (broken concrete, fallen tree limbs, etc.)
  • Buildings needing repair
  • Poor lighting
  • Accident Report Parking lot/sidewalk issues