On the Job Care
The Occupational Health Center is the designated provider for all Stanford University employees who sustain a workplace injury or illness. Our clinical team provides medical evaluation and treatment of workers and monitors their health status to facilitate their rehabilitation and safe return to work. Care ranges from first-aid support to ongoing medical management and treatment:
modalities, including physical therapy and acupuncture
ergonomics, and nutrition
diagnostic imaging referrals
After a Work-Related Injury
The OHC and Office of Risk Management oversee workers’ compensation for the University.
When reporting work-related Accidents, Incidents & Exposures of employees follow these three steps:
- Inform supervisor
- Get medical support
- For immediate life-threatening emergencies, call 9-911
- During open hours, contact the OHC for evaluation at (650) 725-5308 or email@example.com
- After hours and on weekends, you may go to the Stanford Emergency Room, if needed:
Marc and Laura Andreessen Adult Emergency Department
1199 Welch Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone: (650) 723-5111
- Complete an SU-17 Incident Report within 24 hours
of the incident
Where do I seek treatment?
Occ Health Center
Come to us if you fall into this one of these groups
Faculty & Staff
Graduate and Undergraduate student employees
Postdoctoral scholars – to be eligible, postdoctoral scholars must be registered with the campus-wide Visiting Scholars and Postdoc Affairs (VSPA) Program before the injury occurs.
Visiting scholars and visiting student researchers
Volunteers on a case-by-case basis – Volunteers must be registered within their departments before the date of injury to be eligible.
Emergency & After Hours Care
Employees with life-threatening injuries should be seen at emergency room.