Injury and Incident Reporting

How to report injuries and incidents at UW Madison.



For all emergencies call 911. See UW-Madison Police Department for other details on emergency response.

UW-Madison Non-Employee Injuries / Incident Reporting

For all Non-UW-MADISON employee injuries report incident to building management and complete the Non-Employee Accident/Injury Report. Contact 608-262-0379 for assistance on this form. Submit completed forms to UW-Madison Office of Risk Management, 21 N. Park Street, Suite 5301, fax 608-262-9082, or email to within 48 hours of incident. Note if the campus unit already has an equivalent reporting form that may be utilized in place of this form.

Please note – UW-Madison/State of Wisconsin does not cover students, student organizations, volunteers, visitors or other non-employees under health, accident, disability, worker’s compensation or other related insurance programs unless otherwise authorized by Risk Management.. UW-Madison recommends these groups obtain appropriated insurance coverage. University Health Services offers the Student Health Insurance Program to UW-Madison students along with other student services. See Liability Page

Employee Injuries / Incident Reports

For employee injuries occurring within scope of employment, see UW-Madison Worker’s Compensation site for information and instructions on reporting.

Report a Near-Miss or Unsafe Act

Use thie Near-Miss or Unsafe Form for incidents that did not result in injury, but a report is warranted to assist in prevention and hazard control.

Property Loss

For any UW-Madison property damage see UW-Madison Risk Management Property page for information and instructions.

Reporting an Automobile Accident

For any UW Madison related automobile accident visit our reporting an automobile accident guide.

EHS Specific Reports

For incidents specifically related to covered biological, chemical and/or radiation incidents there may be specific reporting required. See UW-Madison EHS for details.

Policies and Procedures


Risk Management's location

Risk Management
21 North Park Street, Suite 5301
Madison, WI 53715

Fax Risk Management

Fax: (608) – 262-9082

Email Risk Management

General Risk Management

Driver Authorization and Automobile

Worker’s Compensation