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.

Types of Reporting

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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 the 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.


Risk Management's location

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

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General Risk Management

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Worker’s Compensation