Workers’ Compensation

If you are an employee of the University of Tennessee Space Institute and have an accidental injury while you are working at your job, then you may be covered by the Workers’ Compensation Program of the State of Tennessee.

For EMERGENCIES that are LIFE-THREATENING or result in SERIOUS BODILY INJURY CALL 911 and/or GO TO THE NEAREST EMERGENCY ROOM!

CAMPUS WORKERS’ COMPENSATION COORDINATOR
Pam Ledford
UTSI Human Resources, Equity & Diversity
411 B.H. Goethert Parkway
Tullahoma, TN 37388-9700
ph: 931-393-7504, fax: 931-393-7268
email: pledford@utsi.edu

Workers’ Compensation Claim Procedures

Click here  for the steps to follow when reporting a Workers’ Compensation claim.

Please contact the UTSI HR office at ext. 37504 or ext. 37226 if you have any questions or need assistance with the process.  Please return the Injury Report and other applicable forms to the UTSI HR office in Lower C-wing, Room C106 as soon as possible.

The UTSI HR office submits a copy of the Injury Report to the UT Workers Compensation office for reporting purposes and to the UTSI Safety Office so they may address any safety concerns and/or reporting requirements.

See the UT Human Resources Policy No. 397, Workers Compensation, for more information regarding time off from work, etc.

See the UT Human Resources Policy No. 398, Transitional Duty/Return to Work Program for information on transitioning back to work.