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Accident Reporting

Reporting an Accident

Faculty, Staff, Post-Docs, Graduate Students, and Other Employees

For incidents and Near Misses that do not involve an injury, such as a chemical spill or a small fire, only the Departmental Incident Form needs to be filled out. Please make sure the Departmental Incident Report Form is turned in the Safety Office in-person or electronically.

For incidents involving an injury, the Departmental Incident Report form along with the Employee Accident Report form need to be completed.  Please make sure the Departmental Incident Report is turned into the Safety office.  Please submit the Employee Accident report to  accidentreport@osu.edu.

These reports need to be completed as soon as possible but NOT later than 72 hours after the incident.

For Undergraduate Students (Non-Employees)

Only the Departmental Incident Form needs to be filled out.


CBC Accident Playbook

For assistance reporting various situations, see the Accident Playbook.