If you are currently experiencing a health or safety emergency, immediately remove yourself from the area. For emergency assistance, dial 911. For USC police dispatch, dial 803-777-9111.
In Case of Injury
If you have an injury, contact Buddy Harley, EH&S Employee Safety Manager, right away at 803-528-8191. He will coordinate any required incident reporting to SC OSHA.
- For any fatality that occurs within 30 days of a work-related incident, the university must report the event to SC OSHA within eight hours.
- For any in-patient hospitalization, amputation or eye loss that occurs within 24 hours
of a work-related incident, the university must report the event within 24 hours.
In general, all employees of the University of South Carolina who are paid through the university payroll system are covered by workers’ compensation. Any accidental injury or occupational disease sustained by employees in the course of performing their job duties may be covered.
More about UofSC Workers' Compensation.
Reporting an Incident
Call 911 in case of a life threatening emergency. If you're hurt on the job, report your injury to your supervisor immediately.
During Normal Business Hours
For treatment, go to the Center for Health and Well-Being (next to TSHC) at 1401 Devine Street Columbia, SC 29208. Phone: 803-777-3175
Before or After Normal Business Hours
For treatment, proceed to Palmetto Health Hospital or the nearest emergency room.