Incident Reporting

Emergency: Call Public Safety Dispatch at 402-559-5555

Injuries/ accidents/ near-miss incidents that involve patients and/ or occur in Nebraska Medicine clinical areas: Report using the Nebraska Medicine Shout Out for Safety, RL Reporting System.

*You must be connected to the intranet to access the RL reporting page.

UNMC employees, students, and volunteers are required to complete an Incident Report for all accidents/incidents involving injury. 

Potential exposures to biologics (blood/ tissue, contaminated equipment, etc.): Contact the OUCH Pager immediately at 402-888-OUCH (6824). Enter a call- back number after the tone.  Incidents involving biological agents in research must also be reported within 24 hours to IBC using the Adverse Event Form.  

Severe Injury and Fatality Reporting:  Managers and supervisors must immediately contact Public Safety Dispatch whenever there has been a work-related fatality or a severe work-related injury of an employee. 

Unsafe conditions or "Near-Miss" incidents that did not result in injury, did not involve patients, or occur in clinical areas may be reported to UNMC EHS using the Near Miss/Potential Hazard Form.

Individuals may also report Compliance Issues or concerns by calling the UNMC Compliance Hotline at 1-844-348-9584. 

Hotline callers may remain anonymous if desired.

The Covid Notification Report Form is available for supervisors to report notifications.  Please refer to the COVID-19 + Toolkit for a list of Department Administrators, additional information, and instructions.