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  1. First Steps After A Job-Related Injury Occurs

    • If the Injury requires emergency assistance, call 9 - 1 - 1.
    • Provide first aid if trained staff is available.
    • In life-threatening situations, the employee should be transported to the nearest medical facility.
    • In non-life-threatening situations, the injured worker should obtain medical care at the appropriate Designated Medical Facility.
    • Immediately report the injury/illness to the Benefits and Workers' Compensation Unit, (530)898-5436.
    • Leave the accident site undisturbed until Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) has had a chance to inspect it.
  2. How to Know Which Designated Medical Facility is Appropriate

    • For life-threatening injuries or injuries/illness requiring medical care before 8 a.m. or after 8 p.m.

      ENLOE MEDICAL CENTER EMERGENCY ROOM 1531 Esplanade, Chico, CA 95926 (530)332-7300
      (Located at intersection of West 5th Avenue & Esplanade)
    • For non-minor injuries/illness or any injuries/illnesses occurring after Student Health Services' hours or on weekends (Note: Injuries or illnesses that are NOT considered minor include (but are not limited to): back injuries, knee strains or dislocations; possible bone fractures; cumulative trauma injuries (including carpal tunnel and tendonitis); injuries resulting in a loss of consciousness or amputation; life threatening illness or injuries; or exposure to hazardous substances):

      ENLOE PROMPT CARE (EPC) 888 Lakeside Village Commons Chico, CA 95928 (530)332-6850
      (EPC) facility located on Cohasset Road is not a CSUC "Designated Medical Facility")
      Open 7 days a week, from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. (closed Thanksgiving and Christmas)
      (Located at intersection of Lakeside Village Commons & Bruce Road)
    • For minor injuries/illnesses: 

      STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES, (x5241)
      Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
      Note: Notfity the receptionist that the employee has suffered a work-related injury/illness, The SHS staff will require a copy of a completed Work-Related Injury and Illness Incident Report (OSHA 302 Form) before treatment is provided.
    Note: Pre-Designation of Personal Physician Before Injury or Illness: If an employee wishes to pre-designate his or her own personal medical doctor (M.D.), doctor of osteopathic medicine (D.O.) or medical group to act as the primary treating physician for a work-related injury or illness, a Pre-Designation of Personal Physician form must be submitted to the Benefits & Workers' Compensation unit prior to a work-related injury or illness.
  3. Completing the Initial Paperwork

    • REPORT THE ILLNESS INJURY IMMEDIATELY TO THE BENEFITS & WORKERS' COMPENSATION UNIT, (530)898-5436.
    • Within 8 hours of th injure or illness:
      • The employee's direct supervisor (and the area administrator) must complete ALL sections of the OSHA 301.
      • Fax the OSHA 301 form to the Benefits & Workers' Compensation unit, fax number (530)898-5755.
    • If the injured or ill employee received medical care, the Benefits & Workers' Compensation unit will mail an Employee Claim for Workers' Compensation Benefits (DWC-1 Form) and th appropriate CSU, Chico Workers' Compensation Information and Procedures brochure to the employee's home address.
    • Once completed and signed by the employee, the DCW-1 Form should be faxed to the Benefits & Workers' Compensation unit - Fax number (530)898-5755.

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