3rd Party Incidents
Use the Notice of Incident form to report incidents that involve injury or damage to non-UC employees, students, visitors, non-UC event attendees, guests, and other third parties who are on University property or engaged in University activities, including, for example:
- Exposures to a chemical, biological, or physical hazard, including hazardous fumes, gases, vapors, mists, particulates, temperature extremes, noise, biohazards, radioactivity, or intense light.
- Injuries and/or near misses.
- Damages to property not owned by the University.
- Auto accidents on University property that do not involve University vehicles or employees.
Reporting 3rd Party Incidents
- Use the Notice of Incident to report the facts of the incident to the campus Risk Management office as soon as possible.
- The Notice of Incident report is a confidential document that is for the exclusive use of the University. It should not be shared with anyone except the employee’s supervisor and the Risk Management office.
- Complete the Notice of Incident as soon as possible, when it is easier to collect all the information and while details are still fresh in everyone’s mind.
- Incidents should be reported as soon as possible.
- Obtain contact information of individuals involved in incident and take photographs of the incident location.
- Obtain the names and contact information of any witnesses.
- If a student or visitor asks whom they can contact to talk about an incident, or indicates they want to make a claim against the University, advise them to contract the campus Risk Management office.
Reporting Other Kinds of Incidents
Go to Incident Reporting for information on how to report:
- Workers’ compensation incidents (work related injuries and/or illnesses)
- Environmental compliance incidents (releases, spills, leaks, discharges)
- Hazards that have the potential to cause harm.