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Workers’ Compensation

Workers’ compensation is a benefit provided to an employee who has sustained an injury or an occupational disease while in the course and scope of work. Some of the benefits you are entitled to (upon claim eligibility) can include medical care for the injury, indemnity wage benefits, vocational rehabilitation services, etc. These benefits are the responsibility of the employer. The following group of employees is covered under Workers’ Compensation: Faculty, Staff, Medical Residents, and Student Workers.

Steps for Reporting an Injury
Employee's Responsibility
Medical Resident's Responsibility
Student Worker's Responsibility
Supervisor's Responsibility
Frequently Asked Questions
List of Clinics
Contact Information

Serious and/or Life Threatening Injuries

If the injury is serious, call Tulane Police immediately. Tulane Police will call 911, if considered necessary.

  • Downtown/Uptown Campus Police – (504) 865-5911  or ext. 55911
  • TNPRC Police – (985) 871-6411 or ext. 6411


If you have questions regarding the Workers' Compensation process, please contact Enterprise Risk Services at (504) 247-1716 or workcomp@tulane.edu.