What is workers' compensation?

Faculty members, classified staff, or hourly or student workers who are injured on the job may be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. State law requires employers to provide employees with necessary protection against work-related accidents and to provide care when injuries occur.

Do I have to report an accident that occurred at work?
Can I be treated by my primary care physician?
Who determines if my claim is covered?
What forms do I need to complete?
What medical benefits are covered?
How does it affect FMLA and ADA?
If I lose time from my job, how will I be compensated?
If my claim is denied, how will this action affect my lost time?
If I cannot work my regular shift temporarily, how will this change affect my department?