What is an Incident?
An incident is an event that results in or causes injury or damage to someone or something, or an event that has the potential to result in or cause injury or damage. The University responds differently to different types of incidents. Different people and processes are involved depending upon the incident type.
Employee Injury or Illness
Go to UCSB Workers’ Compensation to report work-related injuries or illnesses involving University employees or volunteers. Work-related injuries and illnesses must be reported to the campus within 24 hours of the University’s first notice of the incident.
Incidents Involving Students & Visitors
Go to 3rd Party Incidents for information on how to report incidents that involve injury or damage to students, visitors, event attendees, guests, and other unaffiliated third parties who are on University property or engaged in University activities on or off campus.
Environmental Compliance Incident
Go to the campus Environmental Compliance Program to report (1) a release, spill, leak, and/or discharge caused by, University personnel and operations, or (2) a release, spill, leak, and/or discharge that has impacted University personnel, property, or operations.
Report a Hazard or Unsafe Work Practice
Go to the campus Hazard Reporting form to report hazards, unsafe work practices, or other conditions that have the potential to cause harm.