Overview of Workers' Compensation Laws,
Benefits, and Procedures
When an Injury Occurs
Immediately tell your supervisor if you are injured on the job so
that medical treatment may be authorized and a Workers' Compensation
claim filed. Failure to immediately report the injury may deprive
you of the right to compensation.
Complete an Employee Injury Report at Thomson Student Health Center
or the USC Family Practice in Columbia. Contact the
Human Resources Office on your campus for the designated medical facility
in your area. The Benefits Office must report this injury to the S.C.
Workers' Compensation Commission within 10 days.
Who Is Covered for What
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