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If an accident or incident (including a near miss) occurs at UTS:
Ensure that the person involved receives first aid and/or medical treatment.
It must be reported, by using the HIRO (Hazard and Incident Reporting Online) system.
The UTS Security Services Branch has established procedures for the evacuation of buildings in an emergency.
You can also view the Escape from UTS video which gives staff and students an overview of the correct evacuation procedures.
UTS staff members who seek medical treatment and/or who require time off work due to a work-related injury or illness may be entitled to lodge a claim for workers compensation.
Human Resources offers injury management and return to work assistance to staff for injuries sustained both at work and outside work.
Students and visitors to UTS are not entitled to lodge a claim for workers compensation, but if costs are incurred due to an injury, illness or property damage, may be able to claim against a UTS public liability insurances.