What to do following a severe or fatal workplace injury
Seek immediate medical attention and follow these simple steps.
posted April 21, 2016
We hope you and your employees never have to experience a severe or fatal workplace injury.
But if the worst happens, these clear, easy-to-follow instructions will help you know what to do.
Briefly, here are the steps to take:
- Seek immediate medical attention.
- Notify OSHA (24-hour hotline: 1.800.321.6742).
- Secure the accident scene.
- File a claim.
If you have questions or need help, please call SAIF's toll-free number at 1.800.285.8525. After hours, you can leave a detailed message and someone will get back to you the following business morning.