Any department or person, receiving from an attorney, notice of an alleged incident, occurrence, demand or claim against the university, and/or its employees, (either written or verbally) must report same immediately to the Office of the General Counsel.
All claims, requests or demands for payment received by a department from an insurance company, should be referred to the Office of Risk Management.
Claims for damages to university buildings due to an insured peril, i.e. fire, lightning, windstorm, hail, smoke, explosion, vehicle, aircraft, vandalism or malicious mischief, should be reported to the Office of Risk Management. All other damages refer to APPM section 5.2.1, Request for Maintenance Work.
Repairs to university-owned vehicles damaged through the fault of the University driver, fire, theft, vandalism and glass breakage are the responsibility of the department to which the vehicle is assigned.
Department Sustaining Loss
Report loss immediately to the Department of Public Safety (7-2222).
In emergency cases notify the Fire Department and/or Emergency Medical Service directly, followed by a call to Public Safety. (Refer to APPM section 9.3.2, Emergencies.)
Report all non-emergency incidents involving bodily injury regardless of how minor they appear.
Arrange to have ambulatory, non- emergency injured visitors and guests transported to either University Health Center or Detroit Receiving Hospital, at the judgment of WSU Department of Public Safety.