Workers' Compensation

What is Workers' Compensation? 

Worker's Compensation is a no-fault insurance benefit to employees of the University who suffer an injury or occupational disease resulting from their work. The University’s current insurer for work-related injuries is Kentucky Employers Mutual Insurance

Accident/Incident Reporting 

  • All injury or illness is serious or life threatening should call 911 or the KSU Police Department (502) 597-6878. 
  • If the injury or illness is minor, Health and Safety, Environmental (HSE) will assist getting you medical attention at the appropriate medical facility, if needed. 
Employee's Responsibility 
  • All employees must report any accident that results in bodily injury or illness or an incident that could have resulted in bodily injury (a near miss) to HSE.
  • An employee who is at work when they become aware of an injury or illness must report it as soon as reasonably possible, but in no event later than leaving the workplace eight (8) hours after becoming aware of the injury or illness, whichever is earlier. The report must be made to the employee's supervisor. 
  • An employee who is not at work when they become aware of an injury or illness must report it as soon as reasonably possible, but in no event later than eight (8) hours after becoming aware of the injury or illness. The employee must report the injury by calling their supervisor and explaining they they are reporting a work-related injury or illness.                                                            
Supervisor's Responsibility 
  • As soon as a Supervisor is made aware of an injured worker(s), must contact Eric Robinson or Corinne Schwab to conduct an incident report.                                             

Contact

Eric Robinson
Health, Safety and Environment Manger                                                                       
Office Phone: (502) 597-6646
Mobile Phone: (502) 352-3033 
Email: eric.robinson@kysu.edu

Office: R. H. Jordan Building
Suite: 21A               

Corinne Schwab
Health, Safety and Environment Technician

Office Phone: (502) 597-6557
Email: corinne.schwab@kysu.edu

Office: R. H. Jordan Building
Suite: 21A