The Workers’ Compensation departments at UCSF work closely with employees and management to help reduce the number and severity of work-related injuries in order to provide a safer work environment for all UCSF employees.
What we do
California’s Workers' Compensation laws guarantee prompt, automatic benefits to workers injured on the job. The University of California is self-insured for Workers' Compensation. Workers’ compensation benefits are administered by Sedgwick, our third-party administrator.
Workers' compensation services for UCSF Health employees include:
- Initial processing of workers' compensation claims for work-related injuries
- Coordinate and manage the transitional modified work program
- Provide training for managers and supervisors on our processes
Ergonomics support services for UCSF Health staff include:
- Computer workstation evaluations for computer users
- Ergonomics training for staff and management
- Industrial assessments for non-patient related body mechanics and material handling tasks
- Consultations for office designs or equipment purchasing projects