Internal Accident Reporting Procedure

UNB Reference Number: 7801-B
Authorized by: James Downey, President,
Effective Date: October 24, 1985
Revised: September 2001
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Intent

To define the University's accident and medical emergencies reporting procedures.

Scope

All persons, Fredericton Campus.

Procedure

Employees

  • When an accident occurs which results in personal injury, the employee's immediate supervisor will complete the University accident report form. This form must be completed for all accidents regardless of their severity.
  • The completed accident report form will then be signed by the employee's Department Head and copies forwarded to the Security Office, theEHS Office and the Budget Office, UNB, Campus Mail. This should be done within 24 hours of the occurrence.
  • In the case of a serious accident or trauma, the Security Office should be contacted by telephone as soon after the occurrence as is practical. In such cases, Security will inform the Associate Vice-President of Human Resources.
  • The Associate Vice-President of Human Resources, as appropriate, will inform the President and the Director of Development and Public Relations.

Non-employees

  • When an accident occurs which results in personal injury to a student, or other non-employee, the person in charge of the area where the accident took place shall complete a University accident report form and forward copies to the Security, Safety and Budget Offices. This should be done within 24 hours of the occurrence.
  • In the case of a serious accident or trauma, the Security Office should be contacted by telephone as soon after the occurrence as is practical. In such cases, Security will inform the Director of Student Affairs. The Director of Student Affairs, as appropriate, will inform the President and the Director of Development and Public Relations.

Note: Any injury which involves fatality, loss of limb, occupational disease, admission to hospital; or any accidental explosion, exposure to a biological agent (chemical or physical), whether or not injury has occurred, is required to be reported by the administrative head of the department to the Safety Office, as well as to the Chief Compliance Officer, N.B. Workplace Health Safety & Compensation Commission (WHSCC) within 24 hours of occurrence at (506) 453-2467 or 1-800-442-9776 after regular office hours.