Accident and Injury Records

This series documents claims made by faculty and staff for occupational injuries, accidents, or illnesses, including workers compensation claims not related to hazardous or toxic material exposure. This series may include, but is not limited to: workers compensation accident reports; Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA); incident logs; employer payroll reports; hearing transcripts; notices of claim disposition; determination orders; opinions and orders; appeal letters; claim adjustment documentation; medical reports; cost statements; records of insurance coverage and reimbursement; and reports of safety analysis and compliance inspections.




Environmental Health and Safety Office, Occupational Injury Management

Retention Period

Retain 5 years after disposition of claim.


29 CFR 1904.33; O.C.G.A. 9-3-33; O.C.G.A. 34-9-82(a)

Disposition Instructions

Confidential destruction is required. Paper must be shredded; electronic records must be overwritten or the storage media physically destroyed. Deletion of information in computer files or on electronic storage media is not sufficient.

Last Updated: May 31, 2017