Report all accidents, incidents and injuries as soon as possible (Emergencies: Dial 911)
Report an accident, incident or injury ISU Net-ID is required. If you do not have an ISU Net-ID, contact us.
All accidents and injuries occurring at work or in the course of employment must be reported to the employee's supervisor, even if no medical attention is required. The supervisor and/or employee are responsible for completing a First Report of Injury (FROI) in the ISU Incident Portal.
Contact University Human Resources (UHR) for workers' compensation information and questions.
ISU students who sustain an injury or illness at work or in the course of university employment are typically covered under workers' compensation and should follow the reporting instructions in the Employees section above.
All accidents and injuries sustained by ISU students while in academic classes or university-sponsored events must be reported to the Office of Risk Management (ORM) by the student or a university representative.
For non-employee, non-student personal injury, claims are processed against the State of Iowa under the Iowa Tort Claims Act (Iowa Code § 669). Contact us for additional information and to request a copy of the State Appeal Board Claim Form and Affidavit.
Auto Accidents/Incidents Involving ISU, Rental, or Private Vehicles
Any accident occurring during the course of university business must be reported by the university driver, regardless of injury, property damage, location, or responsible party.
Property Loss or Damage
- Report property loss or damage within 24 hours.
- Initiate emergency repairs to prevent further damage.
- Document damage with photos or short videos.
- Record all expenses.
- Keep any defective components that may have led to the property loss or damage until instructed by ORM to dispose of them.
Claims involving personal property damage or loss are processed as claims against the State of Iowa under the Iowa Tort Claims Act (Iowa Code § 669). Contact us for additional information and to request a copy of the State Appeal Board Claim Form and Affidavit.